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New Leader Named For Children's Discovery Museum

Oct 3, 2016

Shelleigh Birlingmair
Credit Town of Normal

The Town of Normal has picked Shelleigh Birlingmair as the Executive Director of the Children's Discovery Museum.

City Manager Mark Peterson said Birlingmair has a history of community involvement and extensive experience as a leader, volunteer, and advocate for not for profit organizations.


“The Children’s Discovery Museum is an established fixture in our community that already has a long history of educating and entertaining residents and visitors of all ages,” said Birlingmair.

“I am very excited to join the Museum and the Town. This is an amazing opportunity to help guide the Museum into the future, while allowing me to fulfill a passion to serve the community with an exceptional organization that inspires youth and families through the power of play, said Birlingmair.”

Birlingmair has been a Vice President and Wealth Management Consultant for Commerce Trust. She is also the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal and the incoming Chair of the Advocate BroMenn Philanthropy Council.

Birlingmair will start October 17th.