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Denver Firefighters Museum

The Denver Firefighters Museum offers fire safety education to community members in the Denver Metro area and beyond. Including Simply Safe, an outreach program that visits1st-3rd grade students in Denver Public Schools. Simply Safe is the only fire and life safety program of this scale in Denver.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
4
Full Time Staff:
3
Contract Staff:
1
Volunteers Annually:
58
Retention Rate:
100%

Jamie Melissa Wilms, Executive Director & Chief Curator
Start Date: 2018

Education:
MA in Historical Administration & American History: Eastern Illinois University: 2006
BA in American History & Public Administration: Northern Michigan University: 2004

Experience:
Executive Director & Chief Curator: Denver Firefighters Museum: April 2018-Present
Director of Education & Evaluation: Molly Brown House Museum: 2013-2018
Museum Curator: Lakewood Heritage Center: 2009-2012
Education Director: Museum Village, NY: 2008-2009
Dir. of Education & Public Programs: Ft. Lauderdale Historical Society: 2007-2008
Lead & Costumed Interpreter: Old World Wisconsin: 2002-2005

Sarah Crocker, Associate Director of Education & Exhibits
Start Date: 2012

Education Director at museum since 2012

Tom Mensik, Associate Director of Visitor & Member Services
Start Date: 2018

Associate Director of Visitor & Member Services

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
11
Term Length:
3 years
Term Limit:
No
Total # of Board Members:
7
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
2
Male:
5
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
7
Hispanic or Latino:
0
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

4

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

75%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

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