OpenLuna Team Members

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Paul Graham, OpenLuna.org Project Director, OpenLuna Foundation

Old Picture of Paul.Paul Graham is one of the OpenLuna Foundation's founding member and has been the Project Manager or Director since it's inception. Prior OpenLuna he has been working an Engineer for the Mars Society's Mission Support since the FMARS 2002 season, and was the  Engineering Team Coordinator until 2009. Paul was also on the 4 Frontiers Generation II Mars Settlement Programming team as a dual division head

(Building Trades & Mars Suits.) He attended Colorado School of Mines where he studied Engineering Physics, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering as a triple major. He has worked in every building trade, including several years as a plumber, tinner and an electrician, has extensive RV experience from construction, repair, refitting and living and even spent a few days working on the ARES rover.

Currently he is the CEO of Kepler Shipyards, an aerospace design and manufacturing firm currently working on launch vehicle development & New Frontiers Technologies, who are manufacturing and developing terrestrial applications for pressurized habitat, suit and other space technology, and Alpine Systems Engineering, a Linux/Unix consulting and Web/e-mail hosting company where he spends most of his time building and managing servers and figuring new and creative ways to use or abuse computers and electronic hardware. He is currently working on several Embedded controller real time telemetry and streaming media projects. He has also worked with developing rural broadband using several extreme long-range wireless technologies. Paul has been working with analogue habitation, mission design, building trades, RVs, exotic and extreme high tech, and all types of self-contained operations in extreme environments for all of his adult and much of his childhood life. His other interests include writing (He is currently writing a novel, a movie script, and a childrens story having several published short stories and non-fiction magazine articles), photography, videography, theater, acting, guitar,gardening, mountaineering, hiking, and other outdoor activities, SCUBA diving, flying, and he is an amateur radio operator (KC0IFZ).


Dr. Gary Snyder - Chief Engineer and VP of Research and Development

Gary Has a BS in Electrical Engineering specializing in computer systems and a MS and PhD in Aerospace Engineering specializing in Astrodynamics, GPS systems and Satellite Attitude Determination. He spent over 8 years professionally investigating the strengths and weaknesses of the technology surrounding the "Mars Direct" architecture and developing a variety of other aerospace technologies ranging from launch vehicles to high altitude scientific ballooning. His hobbies include High Power Rocketry, Scuba, Flying, Wilderness Medicine, and, of course, computers and electronics. 
 
 

Debi-Lee Wilkinson, VP of Membership and Development and board member.

Her resume spans degrees in physics to fund raising committees. The short list of her skills is: writer, tutor, computer geek and all around rocket scientist. She has co-founded/helped launch several space working groups. She enjoys craft projects which is art made from disparate pieces of material. Similarly, her vision for Open Luna membership is merging people from all walks of life for a collage approach to colonizing space starting with our nearest neighbor, the moon. She is actively forming membership and development teams. You may email her your resume for consideration on one of her teams. The only minimum qualification is ample courage. 


Rick Reeser, Secretary and Treasurer and board member


Hall Fulton, board member.


Marketing Materials, Artist Kelly Sands

Kelley Sands is the owner of Kelley Design, where he professionally creates logos and many other types of graphic design. Kelley has earned an Associate Arts Degree in Graphic Design and has a self awarded Masters Degree in coming up with creative ideas for clients since 1986. Since there is no rest for the creative mind, He also creates mosaic tile furniture, sketches and paints in fine arts. Kelley has been a Professional Artist in Advertising and Design since 1986 and has been keeping up with the ever growing technology of new creative software and the internet. "I started with pen and ink, T-squares and triangles, paint and canvas, and now I'm dealing with mega pixels and mega bytes, search engines and internet links, servers and external hard drives."

Kelley is working on the OpenLuna Project with the rest of the team and mainly on the graphic design and illustrations supporting marketing efforts, the visual presentations and the OpenLuna.org website. Kelley is also an amateur radio operator (KC0IFY).

"I winter camp without a tent, snow board, mountain bike, kayak, climb, rappel, hunt, occasionally make contacts with ham radio, teach firearms safety and combat tactics, and still dress up for Halloween. I'm not a kid anymore but I'm still young at heart and still thrive on adventure and creativity."

Kelley Design Webpage


Alexandra Kemp, Media & PR Coordinator

Alex received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Mass Communication with an emphasis in audio production and a minor in vocal performance music from Valdosta State University. She continued her studies at The University of Georgia in public relations, public health, and astronomy. Alex joined the OpenLuna team in May 2012 and has had a passion for space travel since she was seven years old (she attended U.S. Space Camp for eight summers!). Alex’s professional experience includes event planning & relations, internal & external communications, and audio recording. She is an alumna of Sigma Alpha Iota International Women’s Music Fraternity, Chi Omega Fraternity, and Xi Delta Sorority, Inc. at UGA. Alex’s other interests include SCUBA, circus arts, opera, and background acting for film and television.

Alex received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Mass Communication with an emphasis in audio production and a minor in vocal performance music from Valdosta State University. She continued her studies at The University of Georgia in public relations, public health, and astronomy. Alex joined the OpenLuna team in May 2012 and has had a passion for space travel since she was seven years old (she attended U.S. Space Camp for eight summers!). Alex’s professional experience includes event planning & relations, internal & external communications, and audio recording. She is an alumna of Sigma Alpha Iota International Women’s Music Fraternity, Chi Omega Fraternity, and Xi Delta Sorority, Inc. at UGA. Alex’s other interests include SCUBA, circus arts, opera, and background acting for film and television.

 

 


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