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9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Current Time:
12:34 PM
727 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 561-6100
Kentucky Science Center is open 7 days a week from 9:30AM – 5:00PM. Tickets can be purchased online.

Young Professionals Advisory Board

Young Professionals Advisory Board

Who are we?

The Mission of the Kentucky Science Center Young Professionals Advisory Board is to bolster Kentucky Science Center’s Mission of encouraging people of all ages to Do Science in Engaging, Educational, and Entertaining Ways to Inspire a Lifetime of Learning.

The Vision of the Kentucky Science Center Young Professionals Advisory Board is to make Kentucky Science Center a place that is a consistent asset for young professionals (ages 40 and under) engaging in the act of “doing science.”

The purpose of the Kentucky Science Center Young Professionals Advisory Board is to advocate, promote, and help sustain Kentucky Science Center by supporting innovative programming and marketing strategy to increase adult audience and engagement to Kentucky Science Center.

Current members:

  • Kyle Miller,  Dentons Bingham Greenebaum (Chair)
  • Sara Nelson, Humana Corporate Communications (Vice Chair)
  • Amanda Barnett, Yew Dell Botanical Gardens
  • Elizabeth Cooley, PATH Theatre Co.
  • Steven Cull, Purestone Financial Services
  • Nicole Hayden, Friends of Nicole 50/50 Mentoring Collaborative
  • Autumn Kidd, University of Louisville Health
  • Tom Lucas, PhD, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, New Albany
  • Clint Mattingly, Calhoun Construction Services, Inc.
  • Tara McGuire, Papa John’s International
  • Marcus Niemann, Four Roses Distillery
  • Lindsey Smith, Simmons College of Kentucky
  • Ben Smock, Canopy Kentucky


  • Work in collaboration with Kentucky Science Center staff and Board of Directors to fulfill mission, vision, and goals
  • Plan and execute sustainable and consistent Young Professional programming and engagement opportunities
  • Actively promote and recruit members to Kentucky Science Center through new programming initiatives


  • Commitment to produce diverse, inclusive, and equitable adult programming
  • Pursue cost-effective programs, maintaining a sound budget, in accordance with Kentucky Science Center
  • Programs to remain focused on “doing science” and promotion of the overall Kentucky Science Center mission and vision