NCBYS Advisory Work Group

Dr. Leigh Abts, Principal Research Scientist and Deputy Director
Center for Education and Outreach, The Whiting School of Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Dr. Ralph Bartley
1991 NFB Distinguished Educator of Blind Children
Director of Research
American Printing House for the Blind
Louisville, Kentucky

Dr. Bernhard Beck-Winchatz, Associate Professor of Astronomy
Space Science Center for Education and Outreach at DePaul University
Chicago, Illinois

* Dr. Kent Cullers, Former Director of Research and Development
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute
Mountain View, California

Mr. Philip Eberspeaker, Chief, Sounding Rocket Program
NASA Wallops Flight Facility
Wallops, Virginia

Dr. Ronald Ferguson, Assistant Director and Senior Research Fellow
Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness at Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana

Mrs. Noreen Grice, Operations Coordinator
Charles Hayden Planetarium-Boston Museum of Science
Author, Touch the Universe: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy
Boston, Massachusetts

* Ms. Robin House, Teacher/Guidance Counselor
Lead Instructor, 2004 NFB Science Academy
St. Louis, Missouri

* Ms. Caroline Rounds, Teacher of Blind Students
Apple Valley, California

* Dr. Robert Shelton, NASA Learning Technology Regional Center Project Manager
NASA Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas

* Mr. Cary Supalo, Ph.D. Student in Chemistry
Penn State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

Mr. Joseph Taboada, Parent of a blind child
Professor and Associate Dean, Office of Student and Academic Affairs
School of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Mr. Ben Wentworth, Retired Science Teacher
Colorado School for the Blind
Colorado Springs, Colorado

* Denotes that the individual is blind.