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IISME Details: Organizational Information and Contacts

History. IISME was founded in 1985 by a consortium of 14 San Francisco Bay Area companies in partnership with the Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS) at the University of California, Berkeley. Operated as an LHS program for its first two years, IISME became an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation in 1987. Until 1995, IISME retained an office and staff at LHS.

Governance. IISME is governed by a Board of Directors which meets six times per year. Board members include industry representatives, IISME Fellows, and school administrators. A Senior Advisory Council of 8-10 industry and education executives meets once or twice per year to advise on general strategy, industry trends, new program development, etc.

Staff. IISME's staff consists of an Executive Director, Education Director, and four other employees. All staff work part-time for a total of about 4 full-time equivalent staff members.

IISME Executive Director: Judy Stabile
Address: c/o Deskin Research Group
2270 Agnew Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Phone: 408-496-5340
FAX: 408-496-5333


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