Scott Burman, a Lloyd Harbor resident, was elected Board Chair of Long Island Children’s Museum. Burman serves as a principal at Engel Burman and as president of EB Construction. He has served on the Museum’s board for five years including positions as chair of the Development Committee, co-chair of the Museum’s virtual fundraiser in 2020 and most recently as Vice Chair of the board of trustees. His appointment was announced by LICM President Suzanne LeBlanc.
“Scott Burman believes passionately in the Museum’s work in support of the community and has brought strong leadership skills to every board position he has held,” said LICM President Suzanne LeBlanc. “This skillset is a perfect match as the Museum enters a re- growth phase as we move beyond the pandemic, revisit our Strategic Long Range Plan, and build on the success afforded to us as a newly-accredited museum.”
“The Long Island Children’s Museum is a beacon of service to young people throughout our region, Burman noted. “It’s been a proud honor to serve as Trustee for the last five years alongside our amazing team. As incoming Board Chair, I will dutifully endeavor to lead toward an even brighter future for the Museum.
Throughout his career he has been deeply entrenched in real estate, negotiating leases, acquisitions and dispositions, and arranging diverse financing transactions across a variety of industry sectors. He is an active member of the community; serving on numerous boards including the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Metro New York Chapter, the Real Estate Institute at Stony Brook College of Business and LIPA/PSEG Community Advisory.
Burman is a regular guest lecturer at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, as well as Stony Brook University School of Business teaching construction and real estate development. His expertise is actively sought out by media outlets and industry panels.
Burman and his wife Bianca were honored by the Museum at its 2016 annual fundraiser Cupcakes&Cocktails. They are parents to three children, Isla, Brent page.
Joining Scott Burman as LICM officers are Peter Schapero(Managing Partner, The Signature B&B Companies), Vice-Chair; Glenn Tyranski(Managing Director/Affiliate, Activism and M&A Solutions, FTI Consulting), Treasurer and Adrienne Robb-Fund (Education Consultant), Secretary.
About the Long Island Children’s Museum
The mission of Long Island Children’s Museum is to connect all our communities’ children, and those who care for them, to a life of wonder, imagination and exploration. At LICM, children discover their passions and their relationship to the world we share.
The 40,000 square-foot museum welcomes nearly 275,000 children and annually. The private, not-for-profit institution chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, offers museum-based educational programs and cultural experiences, as well as an extensive community outreach program offered in schools, libraries and youth centers across Long Island.
LICM is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), recognized as thefield’s gold standard for museum excellence and signifies a museum’s quality, credibility and its deep commitment to mission and community. Less than 3% of the nation’s more than 30,000 museums have earned this recognition. LICM is currently theonly
children’s museum in NY State, and just one of 16 nationwide, to achieve accreditation.
The Museum is the recipient of the 2012 National Medal for Museum & Library Service, the highest honor conferred on museums for extraordinary civic, educational, economic, environmental, and social contributions.
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