Geoff graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Science. While at Miami U he took a graduate level course in astronomy. He has always been a space dreamer and advocate not just for the adventure but for the knowledge and technological challenge.Upon graduation he was a US Naval Officer and served
in various capacities for nine years. He worked for various defense contractors writing mainly software, but also was lead engineer on a contract to develop ballasting trainers for submarines. He went on to start his own business which has performed such varied tasks as research better home building software, car dealership databases, websites, and radio interference software.
When his daughter was young she was awarded a 5-day/4 night stay at Goddard Space Center with Girl Scouts USA (he was extremely jealous). Afterwards they formed the Eastern CT Girl Scout Astronomy Club which he still runs today. Tens of thousands of people have looked through his four telescopes at the sun. moon, planets and deep sky objects and listened and learned from his various presentations. He speaks on a wide variety of science topics including Black Holes and Other Absurdities of our Universe, Light Pollution, Pluto (the flyby information we've learned), and many others.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
GSofCT STEM Day GSofCT Camp Pattaganset, 121 Upper Pattagansett Road
Mars Party at Lebabon Town Green Lebanon Town Green
Mars Party Ayer Farm 44 Ayer Rd
Mars Party at Camp Laurel GSofCT Camp Laurel Health Center
Astronomy for at risk students Stonington High School