The ASCSI is governed by a Board of Directors composed of people of academic stature holding a post-graduate degree or the equivalent in outstanding activity relevant to the interests of the Academy.  The Academy is managed by its officers, who form the Executive Committee, and the Executive Administrator who takes care of day-to-day business.



Dr. James E. Beichler
Belpre, Ohio
James E. Beichler, Ph.D, editor of the e-journal, YGGDRASIL, The Journal of Paraphysics, former Asst. Professor of Physics, West Virginia University, Parkersburg. Current researcher in the physics of consciousness and has developed a unified field theory in physics.

Former President

Dr. Alan Hugenot
San Francisco, California
Dr. Hugenot holds a Doctorate of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and is a nationally recognized expert in physics & engineering science. He currently serves on five engineering standards writing committees for NFPA, ASHRAE, SNAME & ABYC, andis also chairman of one. His consciousness research continues as a Professional Member of the International Association for Near Death Studies (IANDS), an active member of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), and the Foundation for Mind Being Research (FMBR).

President Emeritus

Rev. Harry L. Serio, D.Min,
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, USA
Rev. Serio, ASCS Director and former President, served as minister of the United Church of Christ where he has introduced elements of mysticism and alternative healing to his minsitry. His interests in biblical and classical archaeology have led to excavation excursions in Jerusalam.

Vice President

Bill Wilson
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey.
Attorney engaged in estate planning, real estate and equine law. Admitted to practice law in the State of N.J., the US Federal Courts, and theSupreme Court of the US .Atlantic Highlands, N.J.

Karin Nemri, A.S., CSC
Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA
Karin is a Certified Spiritual Counselor, Domestic Violence Counselor, Aiijii Healer, hospice volunteer, and Past chairperson of the Connecticut Affiliate of the Twilight Brigade: Compassion in Action.

Previous Executive Director
Boyce Batey
Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA
He attended Princeton University where he majored in English Literature; worked for the Wall Street Journal and Aetna Life and Casualty; was Vice-President of Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship; a certified Transpersonal Psychotherapist; had a private practice as a past life therapy.

Publications Director

David Stang
Washington, D.C.
Attorney and author.

Board of Directors

Boyce Batey, B.A. Psi researcher. Bloomfield, CT

James E. Beichler, Ph.D. Theoretkal researcher. Belpre, OH.

Stephen H. Hall, B.A. Retired public education administrator. Altmonte Springs, FL.

Alan R. Hugenot, D. Sc. Chief Research Scientist @ Alan Ross Hugenot, Inc.

Karin NemriWebmaster; Certified Spiritual Counselor; Hospice Volunteer. Bloomfield, CT

Rev. Harry L.Serio, D. Min. Past-President of ASCSI and founder of the Spiritual Exploration Project, Reading, PA

David Stang, J.D. Attorney and author. Washington, D.C.

Michael E. Tymn, B.A. CPCU Author/Editor, Kailua, HI

William E. Wilson, J.D. Attorney. Atlantic Highlands, NJ