at this year’s conference!
- Featured Speakers
- Adam ElenbaasProfessional Astrologer, Author
Adam Elenbaas is a professional astrologer, author, and yoga instructor/studio owner, from the DC metropolitan area. Adam is the critically acclaimed author of “Fishers of Men: The Gospel of an Ayahuasca Vision Quest,” (Tarcher/Penguin 2010). Adam holds an M.A. in English and an M.F.A in Creative Writing.
- Anne OrteleeNCGR-PAA-Level 3; ISAR-CAP, PMAFA
Anne Ortelee, NCGR-PAA-Level 3; ISAR-CAP, PMAFA Anne consults, writes, hosts three podcasts and speaks Western, Uranian, Archetypal and Vedic/Jyotish. Anne has volunteered for NCGR since 1995. She is the Secretary of the C.G. Jung Foundation Board of Trustees and the Treasurer of OPA, the Organization of Professional Astrologers. After 25 years in corporate America as analyst, programmer, saleswoman and entrepreneur, Anne offers a unique blend of astrology, analysis, coaching and working with change to all.
- Armand DiazNCGR Publications Director
Armand is NCGR Publications Director, Books and Articles Editor for Astrology News Service, and Contributing Editor to NCGR’s eNews. An internationally recognized speaker, He has written for a number of publications. Book credits include Integral Astrology: Understanding the Ancient Discipline in the Contemporary World and Transpersonal Astrology, and Separating Aspects. Armand is NCGR-PAA certified consultation astrologer.
- Beverly FishPsychic Medium
Growing up in a psychic family, Beverly’s powers as a psychic medium were awakened when she encountered a ghost haunting her home. It was the beginning of her lifelong passion for all things paranormal. In the 1970s she added astrology to her studies, and went on to combine her interest in the paranormal with her astrological research. Beverly teaches classes at Washtenaw Community College on “Developing Your Psychic Ability” and “Ghosts and Demons”.
- Catherine UrbanPracticing Astrologer
Catherine Urban (NCGR-PAA III) is a practicing astrologer based out of Cleveland Ohio, where she writes, lectures, teaches and consults. Catherine currently serves on the board of her local astrology chapter, LCAA (Lake County Astrological Association), writes food horoscopes for BonAppetit.com, decorating horoscopes for Domino.com and is a regular columnist for NCGR’s Memberletter.
- Crystal EvesCanadian Astrologer for 30 years
Crystal Eves is a Canadian astrologer who just celebrated 30 years in practice. She has an international client base, holds an honors degree BSc from the University of Toronto and is currently researching psycholinguistics as they apply to astrology for her MA in Cultural Astronomy at the University of Wales.
- Darri MurphyAstrology Consultant, Teacher, MentorDarri Murphy ISAR CAP, began Astrological studies early 1970’s with Ray Merriman becoming certified in stock market timing from Merriman Market Training Academy. Darri served on the ISAR Board of Directors from 1993-2000; again from 2005-2012. She currently works from her “TAP Center” as an Astrology consultant, teacher, and mentor.
- Diane TrimbathLevel IV Astrologer C.A., NCGR-PAADiane is a Level IV Astrologer C.A., NCGR-PAA. She is a practicing Astrologer and on staff at the Healing Choice Wellness Center monthly speaker at IAA and Secretary of LCAA Board. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Kent State University. Owner/Creative Director of Marketing Communications Firm since 1989.
- Gary P. CatonEclectic Astrologer
Gary P Caton is an eclectic astrologer, successfully combining elements of traditional/visual techniques, classical horoscopy and modern astrology over the last 23 years. A true veteran speaker, Gary tours the circuit, presenting for 41 different organizations in 21 states, 4 countries and counting. He specializes in pioneering explorations of the astrological paths less traveled, including the long term cycles of personal planets, an updated astronomically correct model of retrograde motion, and re-awakening the Hermetic paradigm.
- Gemini BrettDiverse Astrologer
Gemini Brett (a Starry Teller) devotes his now as a living vow to the marriage of Heaven and Earth. A diverse astrologer who transmits Mysteries through ancient arts of sacred geometry, musical harmony, embodied astronomy, and number magic. Gemini Brett teaches and leads fellow seekers to sacred sites on quests to retrieve star songs heard before the written word.
- Julene LouisTeaching, Consulting astrologer
Julene Louis is a teaching and consulting astrologer with 19 years of experience. She is a co-founder of the Sky Astrology Conference with Gary Caton & Adam Gainsburg. She is the Sky Watch columnist for The Mountain Astrologer. She holds certifications in both Western & Vedic Astrology: ISAR-CAP & Jyotish Visharada, CVA.
- Maria ShawColumnist, Author
Maria Shaw pens the horoscope columns for the National Enquirer and Soap Opera Digest. She’s the author of 9 books published in 11 languages. Her astrology forecasts reached 61 million viewers as the TV Guide Channel’s popular on air host. A regular radio morning show contributor in major markets, she also hosted the syndicated Maria Shaw Show on CBS Radio. She divides her time between residences in New Orleans historic French Quarter and Michigan’s Mackinac Island.
- Pat PerkinsProfessional AstrologerPat Perkins is a Professional Astrologer with over 36 years experience. She co-founded a metaphysical book store in Lansing and in 1983 helped co-found the Learning Center for Astrological Studies where she served on the Board for many years and as President 2002-2009. She served three years as President of the Michigan Federation of Astrology and is currently a member of AFAN. Pat teaches and has been a speaker for several astrology events in Lansing and Ann Arbor. She retired from State Government after 31 years of which 22 were in personnel management. Pat has a private astrological consultation business in Mason, Michigan.
- Phil MeadeSpeakerPhil has been a regular speaker locally here in Ann Arbor and in Lansing MI. He has been mentored and guided by Win Rowe. Meade is a member of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies, and has lectured and taught classes on Lunar Mansions, the Fixed Stars, Great astrologers from the past, astrological yantras east and west and other subjects.
- Richard SmootProfessional AstrologerRichard Smoot has been a professional astrologer since 1971 and speaks nationally and internationally. Currently, he is the publisher of the ISAR’s Journal, “International Astrologer”, the Operations Manager for ISAR; co-creator of ISAR’s Consulting Skills Program; and serves with both NCGR (Board of Examiners) and OPA (peer group trainer). A former social worker at several crisis centers, Richard’s emphasis is to use astrology to empower clients in making their own decisions in determining their life.
- Richard WeberStudying Astrology for Over 20 Years
Richard Weber has been studying Astrology for over 20 years and reading charts for over 10 years. “Astrology has been a tool I have used to help me understand myself, relationships I have been in, and help me through life events. This has given me the ability to give insightful advice about relationships and life changing events.” Presently Richard has a thriving practice as entertainment for parties, working psychic fairs, giving private readings, and readings through an online service.
- Ronnie Gale DreyerConsultant, Lecturer, Teacher
Ronnie Gale Dreyer is an internationally-known consultant, lecturer, and teacher based in NYC. She conducts monthly webinars, has written numerous books including Venus, Healing Signs, and Vedic Astrology and co-authored, with Nick Campion, a chapter in Religious Transformation in Modern Asia. Ronnie is guest lecturer in Indian Cosmology for the M.A. Distance Learning Program in Cultural Astronomy at University of Wales. She received her M.A. in South Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University.
- Samuel L. ReynoldsConsults, Teaches Astrology
Samuel F. Reynolds, a former skeptic, had a life-changing visit to an astrologer and 30 years later, he consults and teaches astrology full-time. Reynolds also serves on the board of directors for the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR), the editorial and advisory boards for the Astrology News Service and the faculty for the International Academy of Astrology, an ISAR affiliated school. Sam has written articles for Ebony.com, The Mountain Astrologer, New York Magazine, Tarot.com and Horoscope.com.
- Sandra-Leigh SerioProfessional Astrologer
Sandra-Leigh is certified by ISAR, AFA and OPA as a professional astrologer and has written articles for the Mountain Astrologer, Llewellyn Publications, Horoscope Magazine, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Career Astrologer and StarIQ. She has a M.A. in Psychology, lives in Boulder, Colorado and is the President of the Rocky Mountain Astrologers. She has hosted her own TV and radio shows and served on the boards for OPA, AFAN and as a trainer for ISAR.
- Spencer MichaudProfessional Astrologer, Musician
Spencer Michaud is a professional astrologer, musician, and teacher from Ann Arbor, MI. He has appeared on the Astrology Podcast with Chris Brennan and apprenticed under Adam Elenbaas. He uses an interdisciplinary approach incorporating both modern and traditional chart-reading techniques as well as numerology, animal symbolism, tarot and archetypal storytelling. Michaud was the recipient of a full AFAN scholarship to UAC 2018 in Chicago, IL and turned that opportunity into a passion for volunteering within the astrological community. In addition to teaching classes, lecturing, and giving readings, Spencer has become involved in astrology conference planning and runs social media for the Great Lakes Astrology Conference.
- Tamira McGillivrayBA in East West Traditions, Astrology
Tamira McGillivray holds a BA in East West Traditions &Astrology 2007 through Kepler College. She belongs to OPA (The Organization for Professional Astrologers) and is the Past President of the San Diego chapter of the National Council of Geocosmic Research (NCGR). She writes a weekly “Silverdisc” Astro Lunar Column and is the founder and editor of the Maven Newsletter. She is currently not only an instructor at Kepler, but on the Board of Trustees. Tamira is dedicated to connecting ancient wisdom to the modern world through speaking engagements, workshops, one-on-one consultations, and a weekly blog. She also produces a monthly Astro Cliff Notes column to help you navigate the stars, which is published on line with Nourish (a British Columbia on-line spiritual magazine).