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L to R: Morgan Gifford, STEM education manager, Atomic Museum; Tina Romero, philanthropy and development manager, Atomic Museum.
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ATOMIC MUSEUM EXPANDS EXECUTIVE TEAM WITH NEW STEM EDUCATION MANAGER, PHILANTHROPY AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
LAS VEGAS (September 2022) – The Atomic Museum announces new executive team members, including Morgan Gifford as its new STEM education manager and Tina Romero as its new philanthropy and development manager.
STEM Education Manager Morgan Gifford
Morgan Gifford joins the Atomic Museum as its new STEM education manager. A native of Las Vegas, Gifford graduated from Nevada State College with a degree in elementary education before completing a master’s degree in STEM education from the University of Iowa. She is now working towards a doctorate in education. Before joining the museum, Gifford taught at an elementary school for the Clark County School District. As the museum’s new STEM education manager, Gifford will develop new education programs, cultivate vital partnerships, create a robust collection of educational materials and expand the museum’s reach into the community.
Philanthropy and Development Manager Tina Romero
Tina Romero is a bilingual development specialist. In her new role with the Atomic Museum, Romero is responsible for donations, sponsorships, grants and memberships. In the coming months, Romero seeks to increase museum memberships and overall patron visitation. Prior to joining the museum team, Romero held positions at The Neon Museum, Carnival Cruise Lines, Sunset Natural Products, DH Capital Realty and Embarq. She holds a degree in speech communications from California State University Los Angeles.
ABOUT THE ATOMIC MUSEUM
The Atomic Museum is operated and maintained by its parent company, the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation (NTSHF), an IRS 501(c)3 charitable, non-profit organization chartered in Nevada. The Atomic Museum is one of 37 museums designated as an Affiliate Partner of the Smithsonian Institution and is a repository for one of the most comprehensive collections of nuclear history in the world. Covering nuclear history beginning with the first test at the Nevada Test Site on January 27, 1951, the Atomic Museum’s exhibitions and programming also address current affairs related to the nuclear industry. For more information, go to www.nationalatomictestingmuseum.org and follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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