Cool Science

Cool Science is all about making science "cool" and fun- just like sports, music or art. We're dedicated to exposing, exciting, and inspiring Coloradans- kids, parents and teachers- about the wonders of science in the everyday world around us. Our passionate volunteers- mostly real scientists, engineers and educators- bring a wide array of fun and thought-provoking hands-on science programs to schools. libraries, museums and other venues throughout eastern Colorado.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
0
Full Time Staff:
1
Contract Staff:
0
Volunteers Annually:
100
Retention Rate:
100%

Marc Straub, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2006

Marc has been a Cool Science volunteer since 2006, the board president since January 2008, and the executive director since December 2012. He has volunteered with several science outreach programs since the mid 1990's, and was a high school track and cross country coach for 10 years before that.

Marc has worked as a research physicist in government energy labs as well as an design engineer and engineering manager in the automotive and consumer electronics industries for over 25 years, and holds 9 US patents.

Marc has a masters degree in Engineering Physics from the University of California and a bachelors degree in Physics from Drake University.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
9
Term Length:
3
Term Limit:
0
Total # of Board Members:
12
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
4
Male:
8
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
12
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

69%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

50%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

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

Committees

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