The NICAP A-Team as of  August 5, 2019

Currently the NICAP Action Team is made up of 33 members.  The mission: to have and maintain a peer-reviewed source for the best UFO information in the world. All the major organizations are represented in our A-Team which includes some of the best-known experts in the UFO field.

Francis Ridge
Research Coordinator & Archivist. Former NICAP, CUFOS, MUFON FI & State Director (Indiana), Coordinator, Nuclear Connection Project.

others in alphabetical order:

Jan Aldrich
Project-1947, consultant on "foo-fighters" and early UFO sightings. Member of Nuclear Connection Project.

Don Berliner
Author of numerous books and articles on aviation history and sports aviation. UFO writer/researcher and Chairman of the Fund for UFO Research

Joel Carpenter
Deceased. Pilot, consultant of early UFOs and "foo-fighters". Member of Nuclear Connection Project.

Keith Chester
Author/researcher. In 2007 published first in-depth study of aerial phenomena observed by Allied pilots during Second World War, "Strange Company".

Jerome Clark
Former editor both of Fate and of International UFO Reporter.  During its lifetime IUR  was the Center for UFO Studies's periodical.  He continues to serve on the CUFOS board. 

Peter Davenport
Director, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, WA

Paul Dean
Australian-based expert at air safety policy, military communications, radar tracking, space object identification, etc to understand the wider UFO matter at a government and official level.

Tom Deuley
Co-Founder, Fund for UFO Research & Corporate Secretary, Mutual UFO Network

Robert Durant
Deceased. Pilot. Articles in Mufon Journal, IUR, others. Member NARCAP advisory group.  Main interest, Roswell.

Carl Feindt
Deceased.  Through the years has produced a collection of water-related cases which contains 1,165 cases from the year 1067 thru February 02, 2009

Raymond Fowler
Writer, investigator, researcher, his contributions to UFOlogy are respected by UFO researchers throughout the  world. Member of Nuclear Connection Project. Detailed bio

Stanton Friedman
Nuclear Physicist, UFO investigator, researcher, writer. The first to investigate the Roswell incident.

Barry Greenwood
Co-author of book "Clear Intent" with Lawrence Fawcett (1984). Edited book "The New England Airship Wave of 1909. Contributor to book "UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry" (2012). Editor of publications "Just Cause" (1984 - 1998) and "U.F.O. Historical Revue" (1998 - date).

Richard Hall
Deceased. Primary Consultant & Former Acting Director of NICAP, former Chairman of the Fund for UFO Research, Member of Nuclear Connection Project.

Donald A. Johnson
Maintains a computer database of over 150,000 UFO reports for the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies, called UFOCAT. Member of Nuclear Connection Project.

Steven Kaeser
Executive Board Member, Fund for UFO Research

Jim Klotz
Long-time UFO investigator, who investigated the famous Malmstrom nuclear-missile shutdown incident, among other cases.  Jim is a retired senior electric utility system operator/training coordinator

Don Ledger
Pilot & television producer. Member of Nuclear Connection Project.

Bruce Maccabee
Former Chairman of the Fund for UFO Research, US Navy optical physicist and expert in analysis of UFO photographs, Member of Nuclear Connection Project.

Kevin Randle
Author, Investigator & Researcher into Roswell, Blue Book, abductions. Member of Nuclear Connection Project.

Mark Rodeghier
Scientific Director and President of the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies, UFO Reports Involving Vehicle Interference (441 Cases). Member of Nuclear Connection Project.

Robert Powell
Director of Research for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), performed hundreds of investigations, co-authored "UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry."

Bill Schroeder
MUFON SSD Tampa Bay Area. Served with the Army as fire control op in the HAWK missile system. Retired from law enforcement he is doing document work for NICAP.

John Schuessler
Scientific Associate for the Center for UFO Study, Director, Mutual UFO Network (2000-2006)

Brad Sparks
Researcher & analyst.  Comprehensive Catalog of Project Blue Book Unknowns. Over 1600 cases listed.

Rob Swiatek
Secretary & Treasurer, Fund for UFO Research

Michael Swords
Professor emeritus, leading authority on UFO history, member of Nuclear Connection Project, co-authored "UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry".

Richard Vitello
Communications Officer. Historical research and document transcriptions. Created, organized and executed Net Control station for the Amateur Radio UFO Net ( for over 30 years.

Jean Waskiewicz
NICAP site materials archivist, NICAP Global Sighting Information Database. Member of Nuclear Connection Project.

Dominique Weinsten
Commandant (Major) in the French National Police,  NARCAP Official Technical Rep. for France, member of College of Experts (GEIPAN). Main Interest:  Pilot safety sightings of UAP

Dan Wilson
Project Blue Book researcher, member Nuclear Connection Project.


Rebecca Wise
Created and maintains the Project Blue Book Archives.