Board of Directors / Leadership

Emeritus Board Members

Fred Haise
Astronaut, Retired


Jon McBride
Astronaut, Retired; V/P Education DNPR

Board of Directors

Dick Beagley, Chairman of the Board
USA, Retired

Charles Mars, Vice Chair
NASA, Retired

Nancy Evans, Secretary
Marketing Director, Fairfield Inn and Suites

Bob Sieck, Treasurer
NASA, Retired

Larry G. Clark
USBI, USA & OATK, Retired

Steve Griffin
VP, Vencore at KSC

Chuck Jeffrey
President, C&D Diversified Systems

Tim LaMunyon
Boeing, Retired

Steve Lloyd
Chief Engineer & Senior V/P All Points

Pedro Medlius
ASRC Federal Space & Defense, Inc

Lee Solid
V/P GM Rockwell, Retired; Boeing Sr. Management, Retired

Robert Springer
Astronaut, Retired

Advisory Council

John H. Evans P. A.
Port Commissioner

Terry Burdine CPA
RSM McGladrey

Dr. Al Koller, Jr.
NASA, Retired

Lloyd Morris
Commander, Valliant Air Command

Jeff Gray
President, Vectorworks, Inc.

Laurilee Thompson
President, Dixie Crossroads

Brenda Mulberry
President, Pike Productions/Space Shirts



Executive Director

Karan Conklin

Karan Conklin is a lifelong Titusville resident with a history of community involvement. She served as a volunteer at Jess Parrish Hospital, tutored 8th grade algebra and writing students at Jackson Middle School, and participated in the 2nd and 3rd grade reading programs at Coquina Elementary. She became a volunteer at the U. S. Space Walk of Fame in 2001 and has been employed with the museum since 2003.

Karan has been the Chairman for the Titusville Area Visitor Council and a member of the Board of Directors of the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce, both for two consecutive terms.
She served on the Board for the Titusville Main Street Association, as a member of the Titusville Flag and Memorial Committee, on the Titusville Governmental Affairs Committee as well as serving as a member of the Titusville Merchants Association and is a member in good standing with the Titusville Toastmasters.

She has been active in the Greater Titusville Renaissance and was one of the first artists involved with the StoneFire Studio and Gallery. Karan has won “Best in Show” for her photographic trilogy and has sold her pottery at local venues. With her husband Mark, she co-owns Karan & Company LLC, a custom cabinetry manufacturing, and kitchen and bath installation company located in Titusville serving the Space Coast and Orlando areas.

Additional Management and Staff:

Executive Assistant – Eleanor Shoman

Collections Manager – Nick Enicks

STEAM Education – Mary Pringle

IT Manager – Bruce L. Jacobs

Marketing & Development Coordinator – Debbie Hamilton

Astronomy & Social Media – Marq Marquette

Collections Analyst – Chuck Jeffrey

Membership Director – Gail Hannas

For more information call 321-264-0434 or email