The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce two new members to the Board of Directors in a time of exciting growth for the Foundation. Dr. Yvonne Spicer, the first Mayor of Framingham, MA, and two-time Emmy award winning composer Michael Whalen join the current Board that consists of David Mash, President; Bill Sautter, Vice-President; Daniel Keller, Secretary; Marc Willis, Treasurer; Chris Halaby, Jerry Kovarsky, Dr. Henry Panion, III, and Sally Sparks.
Prior to being sworn into office as the first Mayor of Framingham, MA in 2018, Dr. Yvonne Spicer served as the Vice President for Advocacy and Educational Partnerships at Boston’s Museum of Science. Dr. Spicer has worked with a variety of organizations, including the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, the Massachusetts Office of the Treasurer Economic Empowerment Trust Fund, and the Framingham Standing Committee on Ways and Means, and has served on the Board of Directors to the International Technology Engineering Education Association (ITEEA). Additionally, she has worked in the Framingham and Newton Public School systems, both as a teacher and administrator, and served several terms on the inaugural Massachusetts Governor’s STEM Advisory Council.
Michael Whalen is a two-time Emmy award winner, BMI award winner, and Grammy nominated composer and music supervisor who’s television / theme clients include HBO, Netflix, Oprah Winfrey/Harpo, ABC/News Good Morning America, BBC, NHK, Inside Edition, PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, A&E, NBC, CBS and many more. He has 850 TV and film scores, thousands of commercials and an extensive collection of TV themes and corporate identity pieces to his credit. He has scored advertisements for Apple, Mercedes Benz, Toyota, Texaco, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Reebok, Advil, Ford, and many others. Michael has released 36 solo and soundtrack recordings as an internationally renowned recording artist and producer, and his song “I Have Loved you for a Thousand Lifetimes” has over 38 million streams on Spotify.
“The Bob Moog Foundation is immensely proud to have Yvonne Spicer and Michael Whalen join its Board of Directors,” noted Michelle Moog-Koussa, Executive Director of the Bob Moog Foundation and the Moogseum. “Together they bring combined powerful expertise and networks in areas ranging from STEM education to the music industry, from the history of music technology to business development. We are excited to begin working with them to advance the Foundation’s mission to inspire people of all ages through the intersection of science, music, and innovation.”
To read about the full Board of Directors, visit https://bit.ly/BMFBOD