Officers

Shana Wapstra Scott is the board chair. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has extensive experience with youth programs. Shana moved to Truckee with her husband Eric in 2000. They have three kids, ages 14 to 20. The KidZone Museum played a vital role in their growth and development, offering a place for playful discovery and community connection. As a board member, Shana is excited to be in the position to help the Museum thrive and reach other families in the Truckee-Tahoe region. She and her husband are Museum Visionary Circle Members. Shana is also on the Museum Planning Committee and looks forward to helping the Museum secure a larger, permanent space.

Keri Paulson is vice-chair of the board. She grew up in Southern California and has a degree in communications. Keri and her husband, Greg, and their two children, Mia and Nick, have called Truckee home since 2000. Keri works in property management and real estate and is currently an agent with Coldwell Banker Residential. Keri has been involved with the Museum since she started bringing her kids when they were just babies. She is a member of the Museum Fundraising Committee.

Maureen “Mo” Horvath is secretary of the board. She has been a Truckee resident for 26 years. Her two children graduated from Truckee High School and after college, came back to their hometown to continue careers in engineering and social work. Maureen’s four grandchildren have enjoyed the KidZone as a place to play and use their imagination.  They love being silly with “Momo”! Mo and her husband Bob have owned businesses in Truckee and Roseville for 35 years and love being retired to enjoy skiing, hiking and boating. Family is the most important thing in Mo’s life, and she’s dedicated to seeing the KidZone Museum thrive and expand for future generations in our Truckee-Tahoe community.

Joan Zappettini is treasurer of the board. Shemoved to Truckee in 2014 to serve as the Director of Human Resources for the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District. Before coming to Truckee, Joan served as the Principal for Gridley High School for eight years, ten years as an assistant principal for Yuba City High School, and a classroom teacher at the elementary, middle and high school levels. She studied dietetics as an undergraduate and a masters in educational leadership. She was introduced to the Museum when she brought her grandson to a Museum summer camp and was so impressed that she welcomed the opportunity to join the board. Joan wants to ensure that our collaborative partnership with the school district stays strong and that our education strategies inspire a life-long love of learning for our children. Joan is the Museum representative on the Truckee Tahoe Airshow & Family Festival Planning Committee. Joan is a Museum Visionary Circle Member.

Directors

Sheila Greeno is approaching her 30th year of residency in the Truckee area. While raising a family here, the KidZone Museum made an immense impact on Sheila and her two daughters, who are now teenagers and fondly remember their impactful childhood experiences at the Museum. Sheila loves that the Museum gives children the opportunity to engage in imaginative and creative play. She believes that it is important for our community to have this resource for children, as well as for parents to gather, play, and learn about child development. She is excited to be involved in the future planning of the Museum and to give back the experience it offered to her family. Sheila is a member of the Museum Tour Committee. She and her husband, Bill, are owners of Quality Automotive Servicing in Truckee and are Museum Visionary Circle Members.

Kristin Henry moved to Truckee in 2003. She found the KidZone Museum as a welcome reprieve for her 2-and-half-year-old son, Logan, and newborn son, Sawyer. She is the Director of the Preschool Program at the Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District and prior to that, she taught kindergarten and first grade for seven years. Kristin holds a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential as well as a Master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. She truly enjoys teaching young children and watching their development. Kristin, her husband, Mark, their two boys, Logan, 17, Sawyer, 15, and their 5-year-old little girl, Graci, live in Incline Village. She and Mark are Museum Visionary Circle Members.

Leanna Jacuzzi has been a full-time resident of Truckee for nearly 30 years. She worked for Tahoe Forest Hospital as a clinical dietitian for 20 years, specializing in diabetes for the last five years. She currently teaches nutrition at Sierra College. The KidZone Museum was an invaluable resource for Leanna and her children growing up. Leanna is excited to be a part of the planning process for the future of the Museum.

Suzanne Montgomery moved to Truckee in 2013 with her husband and two college-age children. Born and raised on the San Francisco peninsula, she ventured to Southern California to pursue a degree in drama from UC Irivne. She then returned to the Bay Area and worked as an actress, performing mainly for young audiences locally and around the world. As a philanthropist with a passion for community service, she has held several officer positions on various nonprofit boards and looks forward to helping the KidZone Museum reach its full potential in the Truckee/Tahoe community. Suzanne is a member of the Museum Exhibits Committee and the Planning Committee. She and her husband, Scott, are Museum Visionary Circle Members.