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                                NCGR-PAA Board


Bruce Scofield - President / Coordinator

Bruce Scofield, an astrological consultant for over 40 years, has authored seven books, numerous articles and papers on astrology, and sometimes speaks at conferences. He has served on the education committee of NCGR since 1979 as both member and director. He holds an M.A. in history, a Ph.D. in geoscience, and teaches astrology and astronomy at Kepler College and Environmental Evolution  at the University of Massachusetts. His website contains information on Mesoamerican astrology and other topics.




Cathy Coleman - Director of Education


Cathy Coleman, PAA Director of Education and Certification, holds a doctorate in East-West psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and is a Level IV NCGR-PAA Consulting Astrologer and a Jyotishi, ACVA Level I  She is a graduate of the Online College of Astrology (OCA), the Online College of Vedic Astrology, Komilla Academy, is a certified Astro*Carto*Grapher.  She was president of Kepler College 2001-2003. She currently serves as education director and president of the San Francisco chapter of NCGR. She writes a weekly astrological blog for subscribers and for the Bodhi Tree Bookstore.


Eytan Tsioni - Web Admin & Media Advisor

Eytan is a Level IV NCGR-PAA Consulting Astrologer based in New Jersey, practicing readings and private lessons. He has been a member of NCGR since 1999 and serves as the PAA website admin. In addition to Astrology, Eytan is an IT consultant with over 30 years of vast experience in the field.




 Monica Escalante-Ochoa - Advisor, Exam content coordinator

Mónica Escalante-Ochoa is a Mexican astrologer with PAA Level IV certification. She is president and founder of the AstroMéxico Chapter. Mónica has been a practicing astrologer since 1996, both as a national and international lecturer and teacher. She has written astrological articles as well as 4 books: “Astrology, Path of Light”. “Astrological Predictive Techniques, Walking with Light”, “Astrology III: Deepening into the Path of Light” and “Advanced Astrology; Exploring Different Paths towards Specialization”. She has been a speaker at International conferences NCGR, UAC and at Astro Lodge. She also teaches at The International Academy of Astrology. 






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Meira Epstein - Education Advisory


Meira Epstein, C.A, NCGR-PAA is a professional practicing astrologer since the early 80’s. On the New York NCGR Faculty. Technical Director on the NCGR Board.  Creator and teacher of the NCGR Online Education program, preparing students for all four levels the PAA certification Program, including math & astronomy. Speaker at national & international conferences. Maintains a private client practice. Specialties: Hellenistic/classical astrology; The Uranian System. Publications: Translations of the Medieval Hebrew astrology texts of Abraham Ibn Ezra. “Excellence in Astrology” – comprehensive workbooks for Certification Exams. Articles published in the US & Europe. An extended parallel IT career as a computer programmer-analyst. 


Yesika Fernandez - Treasurer

Yesika Fernandez holds a Masters degree in Human Resource Management from Stony Brook University, is a graduate of the International Academy of Astrology and is a Level IV NCGR-PAA Consulting Astrologer.  Currently, she is a board member of AstroMexico where she serves as Social Media Director. She has a part-time astrology practice in Long Island, NY, and writes astrological articles for Spanish newspapers and websites.

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