Ms. Wendi Ann Hassan – B.A., Theatre Arts, 1991; M.A., Master of Business Administration, 2007
Wendi Hassan of Logan, community arts and museums specialist with Utah Arts & Museums, was honored with the Utah Museums Association Public Service Award at their annual awards meeting during the Western Museums Association Conference in October. The public service award is given to an individual who has served or is serving in a governmental capacity that, in the scope of his or her duties, has rendered vital assistance or support to Utah’s museum community. The award is not given every year and can recognize the work of legislators, state employees, teachers, or local officials. Hassan works with museums to collect information on museum trends and attendance through an annual survey, encourages museums to implement continuous improvement through state performance goals, and helps individuals gain recognition for significant investments in professional development through the Certificate of Museum Practice. Hassan was nominated by the Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum.