7/31/2012
 
Museum Elects New Board of Trustees
 

HOUSTON, TX (July 31, 2012) – Tali Haenosh Blumrosen, a long-time volunteer for Holocaust Museum Houston and daughter of a Holocaust survivor, has been re-elected as chair of the Museum’s Board of Trustees, and Houston architect Mark Mucasey has been named chair-elect.

   

 Tali H. Blumrosen

Mark Mucasey

Blumrosen is a former publicist who has overseen major media campaigns and special events for clients in the oil, hospitality, retail, sports and communications industries. She sold her own public relations company in 2003.

Blumrosen has served on numerous boards including those of Child Advocates, Cattle Barons, the Houston Texas Exes and the Anti-Defamation League Southwest Region. She previously chaired the Museum’s Guardian of the Human Spirit Luncheon. She was on the founding advance team for M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and is presently on the Dress for Success Advisory Board. She is also actively involved with The Emery/Weiner School and has chaired its annual giving campaign and annual gala.

Mucasey is a native Houstonian who has served on the Museum’s Board of Directors and its Building Committee since the organization was started. Mucasey heads Mucasey & Associates, Architects, which has specialized in multi-family, institutional and custom residential design since 1983. He was the architect of record for the Museum’s current facility and has designed various expansions since it opened in 1996.

Elected as vice chairs of the newly restructured Board of Trustees are Leisa Holland-Nelson, communications; Isabel David, Gail Klein and Butch Mach, development; Dr. Hyman Penn, museum; and Jerry Rochman, education. Serving as treasurer will be Corey Powell, and Gary Markowitz will serve as secretary. Houston attorney Michael S. Goldberg will remain on the board as immediate past chair.

Other members of the new Board are David P. Bell, Ed.D.; Hon. Peter N. Berkowitz; Hon. Anne Clutterbuck; Jeff Early; Martin Fein; Heidi Gerger; Cheryl Golub; Daniel P. Gordon; Toni Hennike; Richard Leibman; Barry Mandel; Edith Mincberg; Amb. Arthur Schechter; Joel Spira; Anna Steinberger, Ph.D.; Benjamin Warren; Eileen Weisman; Inna Wizig; and the Hon. Fred Zeidman.

New members of the Museum’s Board of Advisors include Daniel Fein; Michael Gamson; David Hassid, D.M.D.; Christina Ibrahim; Bill Orlin; Kimberly Schlanger and Alberta Totz.

Holocaust Museum Houston is dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust, remembering the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims and honoring the survivors' legacy. Using the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides, the Museum teaches the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy.

Holocaust Museum Houston’s Morgan Family Center is free and open to the public and is located in Houston’s Museum District at 5401 Caroline St., Houston, TX 77004. For more information about the Museum, call 713-942-8000 or visit www.hmh.org.

 
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Holocaust Museum Houston is a member of the Houston Museum District Association and is located in Houston's Museum District.

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Members FREE
Children under age 6 FREE
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Holocaust Museum Houston is free each Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on Memorial Day (May 25, 2015), D-Day (June 6, 2015), Kristallnacht (Nov. 9, 2014) and International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27, 2015).

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