McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center issued a release on June 18, 2021 announcing adding Bart Fromuth to their Board of Directors. Media contact: Jeanne T. Gerulskis, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bart Fromuth Joins McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Board of Directors
Concord, NH – June, 18, 2021. In a unanimous vote, the Board of Directors of the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center welcomed Bart Fromuth, esq., Chief Operating Officer of Freedom Energy Logistics, onto the museum’s board. Fromuth joins Board Chair R. Bruce Andrews, Vice-Chair Walter P. Havenstein, Col., USMC, ret., Treasurer Laura Provost, Secretary David Cuzzi, and Directors Beverly Bruce, Paul Burkett, esq., Michael Cusack, Dr. Steven Davis, J. Stephan Lundquist, Dr. James MacKay, Brian Parsons and Christopher Wolfe in steering New Hampshire’s own air and space museum toward a sustainable future, with adequate resources to advance its mission.
Bart Fromuth joined Freedom Energy Logistics in 2008 and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. He has been instrumental in Freedom’s exponential growth of the last decade to include the prestigious recognition by Inc. 5000, naming Freedom to the list of America’s fastest growing private companies in 2017 and 2018. His experience as an energy attorney has played to Freedom clients’ advantage in terms of stronger, client-focused contracts from energy suppliers. In 2019, he earned a Business Excellence award for his commitment to advocating for clients. Fromuth’s vision, focus and leadership support adopting sustainable practices for clients, including embracing a wide range of renewable energy options. Fromuth served two terms in the New Hampshire House of Representatives for the Hillsborough-7 District (Bedford) where he was an active member of the Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee. In addition, he was named to the national list of Emerging GOPs by GOPAC and was named to the Union Leader’s prestigious 40 Under Forty Class of 2019.
“We are delighted to have Bart on the team,” Discovery Center Executive Director Jeanne Gerulskis said. “His enthusiasm for the museum and those we serve, and his strategic thinking and willingness to give his all in his role as board member is evident. Our board, staff and volunteers all look forward to working together with Bart to engage our community of learners in leading edge science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).”
“Some of my best childhood memories are from the days I spent exploring the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. Those were the school trips I relished the most,” stated Fromuth. “New Hampshire has made such rich and lasting contributions to science and the space program, and the Discovery Center brings that history to life. I’m honored to join the board and help preserve and promote this landmark to New Hampshire’s scientific contributions for current and future generations.”
Dedicated to NH Space Pioneers Christa McAuliffe and Alan Shepard, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center features 21st century interactive exhibits on aviation, astronomy, Earth and space sciences, an all-digital, full-dome planetarium and a wide variety of science, technology, and engineering and mathematics programs. The engaging, robust educational programs are geared towards families, teens, seniors, students, community groups and lifelong learners. For more information, visit www.starhop.com.