Erik Larson, Executive Director, began visiting Impression 5 Science Center as a child in the late 1970s. At the age of 14, Erik began volunteering at Impression 5 performing numerous tasks and assisting visitors while they explored the science activities on the exhibit floor. In 1993, Erik enrolled at Olivet College to study biology. During the next four years, he continued to work for the Science Center creating new educational programs utilizing the content he was studying at Olivet. After graduating in 1997, Erik was hired as the Exhibit Area Supervisor, beginning his career at Impression 5. Just a few years later, Erik was promoted to Education Director, and eventually to Executive Director. In 2007, Larson was awarded one of the “10 Over the Next Ten” titles by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. In March 2015, Erik was the recipient of the Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association Pure Michigan Attraction Star of the Year.
Rebecca Campbell has been a member of the team at the Delta Township District Library for 6 years. Currently in her role as Community Relations Coordinator, she acts as a liaison to the patrons and small businesses of the township.
This month, she is speaking to the group on what the library has done during the pandemic. This includes ways they have changed services to keep staff and patrons safe, as well as new services and products to move the library forward.
Kelly Nicole Miller, Director of Philanthropy, Grater Lansing Food Bank
Kelly is a dedicated fundraiser with 15 years of experience in the non-profit sector. Kelly joined Greater Lansing Food Bank in 2017 as Development and Major Gifts Manager with the responsibility of directing and managing GLFB’s successful Building Hope Campaign along with increasing overall annual fundraising.
A native of mid-Michigan, Kelly is immersed in the Greater Lansing community; in addition to her work with GLFB she is a Past President of Junior League of Lansing, a former Board member and Board Chair of Junior League of Lansing, a member of Sparrow Foundation’s Women Working Wonders Committee, and a founding member of Edgewood Preschool’s PTO. Kelly is a member of the local Association of Fundraising Professionals group and has helped businesses improve their community outreach programs.
Prior to joining GLFB, Kelly was very active with local community fundraising committees for a variety of non-profit organizations in both Chicago and the Lansing area upon moving back to the area nine years ago.
Kelly lives in Okemos with her husband of nearly 20 years, Luke, their 11 year old daughter, Madeline, and their 14-years-young pup, Baxter. Surviving 2020 with coffee, wine, virtual yoga and many new plants.