SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE
The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) welcomes information technology (IT) specialist, Mary Heid, to its full-time staff of 19. With more than two decades of IT experience, Heid will manage all tasks associated with exhibit and office technology. In her new role, Heid will plan and coordinate the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of hardware and software systems at The Discovery.
“Bringing aboard such extraordinary talent ensures that The Discovery continues to deliver one of the best educational experiences in our region,” said Gretchen Bietz, director of development at The Discovery. “We are thrilled with the opportunity to expand our staff and look forward to continued success and development throughout the year.”
Heid received her Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Nazareth College in Rochester, New York and has worked for education-related organizations for more than 20 years. Prior to her roll at The Discovery, Heid worked in Rochester at a school for children with disabilities and in the systems design and integration department at Nazareth College.
For more information on job and volunteer opportunities at the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, please visit www.nvdm.org.
ABOUT THE DISCOVERY
The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum inspires curiosity, creativity and the joy of lifelong learning for all children and families of northern Nevada. The museum provides opportunities to discover science, art and local history through open-ended, interactive and fun exhibits and hands-on educational programs. Explore a cave, build a house, race across Nevada, and climb into the clouds – these are just some of the many adventures found at The Discovery.