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March 23, 2012

The Living Planet Aquarium

Mission Statement: The Living Planet Aquarium inspires people to explore, discover and learn about Earth’s diverse ecosystems.

Primary Focus: Science Education and Environmental Conservation

Number of Employees: 60+

Key Donors:
Loveland Family Foundation
Central Utah Water Conservancy District
Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks
Utah State Office of Education
The Boyer Company
Salt Lake Community College
Arthur & Gail Benjamin Foundation
Cache Valley Electric
D. Forrest & Gerda M. Greene Foundation
George W. Perkins, Jr.
Mountain America Credit Union
Richard S. Prows
Rocky Mountain Power
The Clark Foundation
Utah Division of Water Resources

Executive Leadership: Brent Andersen, Founder/CEO

Board of Directors:
Ken Murdock – Chairman
Co-founder and President of Seacology Foundation

Dr. Ragula Bhaskar – Vice Chairman
President and CEO of FatPipe Networks

Rep Tim Cosgrove – Secretary
Representative District 44 for the Utah House of Representatives

Paul Hutchison – Treasurer
Co-founder and Fund Manager of Bridge Loan Capital Fund (BLoC) and Real Estate Opportunity Capital Fund (ROC)

Jim Loveland
CEO, Xactware

Linda Nelson
Owner of Neptune Divers and Bonneville Seabase

Brett Partridge
Senior Vice President, Layton Construction

Ryan Davies
Founder of Renewable Energy Development Corporation

*The Living Planet Aquarium is actively seeking board members for the 2011-2012 term.

The business community can help The Living Planet Aquarium by:

  • Becoming Board Members
  • Advertising
  • Sponsoring
  • Volunteering
  • Networking & Connectivity

*The Living Planet Aquarium has speakers available for service organizations meetings.  We also often visit our sponsors’ place of business with programs and education information for employee fairs, family days, etc.

Key Fundraising Events for 2012:
We are continuing our Capital Campaign efforts for the construction of a new, larger facility.  Corporate sponsorship opportunities range from $5,000 to $1 million.
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