Museum Elects New Board of Directors

HOUSTON, TX (May 19, 2011) – Tali Haenosh Blumrosen, a long-time volunteer for Holocaust Museum Houston and daughter of a Holocaust survivor, has been elected to a two-year term as chair of the Museum’s Board of Directors.

 Tali Blumrosen

 Tali Blumrosen

Blumrosen is a former publicist who has overseen major media campaigns and special events for clients in the oil, hospitality, retail, sports and communications industries. She sold her own public relations company in 2003.

Blumrosen will take over as chair at the conclusion of the two-year term of Michael S. Goldberg, senior trial partner at Baker Botts LLP, on June 30.

She has served on numerous boards including those of Child Advocates, Cattle Barons, the Houston Texas Exes and the Anti-Defamation League Southwest Region. She previously chaired the Museum’s Guardian of the Human Spirit Luncheon. She was on the founding advance team for M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and is presently on the Dress for Success Advisory Board. She is also actively involved with The Emery/Weiner School and has chaired its annual giving campaign and annual gala.

Elected as vice chairs of the Board are Isabel David, special events; Gail Klein, education; Butch Mach, communications; Barry Mandel, development; and Mark Mucasey, museum. Serving as treasurer will be R. Edwin Allday. Gary Markowitz will serve as secretary.

New members of the Board include Sallie Alcorn, Nancy Li, Hyman Penn and Corey F. Powell.

New members of the Museum’s Advisory Board include Lilly Lazarus; Ruth Steinfeld; John F. Thrash, M.D.; Moez Mangalji; Joe Pogge; and Regina J. Rogers.

Holocaust Museum Houston is dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust, remembering the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims and honoring the survivors' legacy. Using the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides, the Museum teaches the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy.

Holocaust Museum Houston is free and open to the public and is located in Houston’s Museum District at 5401 Caroline St., Houston, TX 77004. For more information about the Museum, call 713-942-8000 or visit www.hmh.org.

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