That same year, IMSA’s Founding Board of Trustees was appointed and included (pictured) Sheila MB Griffin, John McEachern, Jr., Jesus Manuel “Manny” Sosa and James D. Pearson (elected first Chairman).
In 1986, IMSA opened its doors under the leadership of Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall, IMSA’s Founding President. Three years later, the Charter Class of 1989 graduated and “Founding Father” Dr. Leon Lederman presented the commencement address.
These founders reunited to help commemorate IMSA’s 25th Anniversary Year.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has …. Margaret Mead
Browse the Founders Collections:
- Image Gallery
- IMSA Great Minds Program ®
- Lectures, Speeches, and Talks
- Lederman Sketches
- Various Documents