SPARK welcomes familiar face as new Executive Director

(ABC 6 News) – SPARK is welcoming a new Executive Director starting next month and she is no stranger to Rochester.

Heather Nessler has spent the last nine years with Rochester Public Schools and on April 18 she’ll leave RPS to begin her new role at SPARK.

“I am beyond excited and humbled to be joining the team at SPARK,” said Nessler. “My passion for children, our future generation, coupled with my desire to expand on the strong mission and vision of the museum fuels me. I am eager to join the team this spring.”

Shelley Henry, SPARK’s board chair, stated “We are thrilled to have Heather join our team as our new Executive Director. As a dynamic leader and experienced strategist who is committed to innovation, she will be a tremendous asset to SPARK. The Board looks forward to partnering with Heather to grow SPARK and positively impact the families we serve in the greater Rochester community.”