Bill  Booth

Bill Booth

Bill Booth is an independent consultant, working with museums and community organizations, helping them learn, plan, and increase their impact. He is also a senior consultant for museum funding for the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and consults with the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation helping community organizations increase their impact and relevance.

Bill began his science center career in 1978 as a volunteer at the Cranbrook Museum of Science in Michigan. Since that time he has worked in all aspects of museum education, exhibitions and administration. He was Vice President of Exhibits and Programs at The Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia and was the Founding President of COSI Toledo, now called Imagination Station. Under his leadership, COSI Toledo was awarded the 2005 Institute for Museum and Library Services national Award for Museum Service. Bill is active in the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and the Association of Children’s Museums and has served on the boards of ASTC, and many local community organizations and independent schools. Bill received his BS and Elementary Teaching Certification from the University of Michigan.