Auld named CEO of China Lake Museum Foundation

Auld named CEO of China Lake Museum FoundationThrough the U.S. Naval Museum of Armament and Technology, the China Lake Legacy continues.

At its most recent board meeting, the China Lake Museum Foundation increased Chief Development Officer, Bruce Auld’s duties by naming him Chief Executive Officer. By this action, Auld will take on greater responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Museum.

A life-long resident of the Indian Wells Valley, Auld served as superintendent of the Sierra Sands Unified School District for six years (1991-1997), then serving as superintendent in the Lamont School District, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District (deputy) and the El Segundo Unified School District. For the past five years, he has served the Sierra Sands Unified School District in the capacity of Measure A, Career and Technical Education, Construction Management Consultant, coordinating some $40 million in school modernization, and new construction.

Auld continues his efforts in seeking private construction funding for the purpose of relocating the U.S. Naval Museum of Armament & Technology into Ridgecrest on Kern County land adjacent to the Maturango Museum.

The Foundation remains committed to locating a world class testimony to China Lake’s 70 years of extraordinary support to the fleet and our nation’s warfighters in Ridgecrest, where it will be readily accessible for all to explore.

Story First Published: 2014-01-29