Open Daily:
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Current Time:
4:55 PM
727 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 561-6100
[email protected]
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

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 a diverse audience of adults to Do Science.

The purpose of the Kentucky Science Center Young Professionals Advisory Board is to advocate, promote, and help sustain Kentucky Science Center by implementing innovative programming and marketing strategies to increase adult audiences and adult engagement with Kentucky Science Center.

Current members:

  • Autumn Kidd, UofL Health – Jewish Hospital (Chair)
  • Clint Mattingly, Dirt Works Unlimited (Vice Chair)
  • Amanda Barnett, Yew Dell Botanical Gardens
  • Cassie Blausey, Leadership for Educational Equity
  • Elizabeth Cooley, Presentation Academy
  • Steven Cull, Strothman and Company
  • Erika Galiette, Vimarc
  • Riece Hamilton, University of Louisville
  • Amelia Hensley, GE Appliances, a Haier Company
  • Amanda Herzog, Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Eric Johnson, GE Appliances, a Haier Company
  • Taehoon Lee, eBlu Solutions
  • Alayana Lofgren, AmeriCorps
  • Tom Lucas, PhD, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, New Albany
  • Tara McGuire, Papa John’s International
  • Sara Nelson, Humana
  • Marcus Niemann, Michter’s Distillery
  • Will Ousley, Jewish Heritage Fund
  • Robert Sellers, Jr., GE Appiances, a Haier Company
  • 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 engage adult audiences to visit Kentucky Science Center through new programming initiatives


Be part of the Young Professionals Advisory Board

Applications are not currently open for the board, but check back here for updates. More information on board structure and time commitment is available here.