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Gail Roselyn Becker, museum director. Recipient Presidential Design awards National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, 1984, 88, 92, Special Achievement award United States Information Agency, Washington, 1988.


Becker, Gail Roselyn was born on October 22, 1942 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Adele (Michelsohn) Becker.


Bachelor, Vassar College, 1964.


Exhibit project officer, United States Information Agency, Washington, 1967-1987;chief development and production exhibits, United States Information Agency, Washington, 1987-1991;executive director, Louisville Science Center (formerly Museum History and Science), since 1991. Member Kentucky Science and Technology Council, board directors, since 1993.


Board directors Louisville Advanced Technology Council, 1993-2000, Louisville Committee Foreign Relations, Main St. Association, 1998-2009, Arts and Cultural Attractions Council, 1999—2008. Active Leadership Louisville. Member American Association Museum (board directors 1994-1997), Association Science-Technology Centers (board directors 1992—2003, president 1999-2001), Vassar College Alumnae Association, Rotary.


Joseph Becker

Adele (Michelsohn) Becker