The Museum of Glass has announced that Gail Weyerhaeuser is the new president of the board of trustees. A local clinical psychologist, Weyerhaeuser is part of the Federal Way family lumber business of the same name, and cousin to the late George Weyerhaeuser Jr., a former board president, trustee and arts patron who passed away in April, and in whose honor an endowment fund was recently set up by the family.
“The Museum of Glass is a wonderful asset to Tacoma. I look forward to this new challenge, to working with the Board on the strategic decisions ahead and to the opportunity it brings for expanding my understanding of the art of glass and glass making. Stepping into this role is a way to acknowledge and honor the work of my cousin George Weyerhaeuser, Jr. at the Museum,” said Dr. Weyerhaeuser in a press release.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Weyerhaeuser at the helm of the Museum’s Board,” declared Susan Warner, executive director of Museum of Glass. “As we embrace the next decade of growth and change at the Museum her expertise in board leadership will be vital.” Read more »