To be the premier children’s museum in the tri-state area.
Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. is a hands-on museum that provides life-long learning experiences to thousands of children and families each year. We create an environment that stimulates curiosity for discovery, exploration, and further investigation through exhibits and programs that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) principles.
Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. is governed by a volunteer board whose members serve without compensation. Members serve three-year terms. Currently, Discovery Station has only two paid full-time staff member and one paid part-time staff member. Museum programs and activities are conducted by the executive director and assisted by an enthusiastic and dedicated group of volunteers from throughout the region.
Officers and Board of Directors
Terri Gwizdala, President
Dana Jenkins, Past Board President
Kelly Smith, Vice President
Jordan Wygant, Secretary
Sharon Ahrens, Treasurer
Sarah Black, Scott Bowen, Peter Craig, Kimberly Halsey
Harry Jones, Al Martin, Tressa Nicewarner
Brenda Paul, Aaron Peteranecz, Nitzalis Rivera,
Ryan Smetzer, Stan Steele, Brian Yurek
Brittany Wedd, Executive Director
Jessica Castle, Operations Manager
Zachary Brooks, Social Media Intern
Lew Muth, Thomas Powell,
Ellen Gercke, Mike Barnhart,
Abbie Barnhart, Tati Ba’ez,
Saxon Knight, Anne Fitts,
Joe Chlebowski, Alice Grumbine,
Lydia Sohn, Katie Reichard, Ashley Nicole
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Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization, incorporated in the State of Maryland on July 5, 1996. Discovery Station is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, as of March 11, 1997. Discovery Station is a charitable organization, registered with the Maryland Office of the Secretary of State, Charitable Organization Division (telephone: 410.974.5534).