Originally from Montreal, Canada, Dr. Greg Chamitoff served as a NASA Astronaut for 15 years, including two Shuttle Missions and a long duration International Space Station Mission as part of Expedition 17 and 18. He has lived and worked in Space for almost 200 days as a Flight Engineer, Science Officer, and Mission Specialist. His last mission was on the final flight of Space Shuttle Endeavour, during which he performed two spacewalks, the last of which completed the assembly of the Space Station and was the final spacewalk of the Space Shuttle program. Dr. Chamitoff serves as Professor of Practice in Aerospace Engineering and Director of the AeroSpace Technology Research & Operations (ASTRO) Center at Texas A&M University.
Jackie has a diverse and long-standing background in education with firsthand experience working with school children.
She was a school teacher for 25 years and later worked in the Department of Education analysing the NSW school curriculum and how it corresponds with student learning.
Bob has a diverse background in the defence and aviation sectors and has facilitated training in the defence aviation sector.
In these roles, Bob has recognised that often students do not have the practical experience to apply what they have learnt in a classroom and that the education system should be supplemented with more hands-on learning.
Holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and has also obtained a Masters of Commerce (Professional Accounting) from the University of New England and advanced to Member status with the Institute of Public Accountants. Amanda thrives on anything taxation, business accounting and advisory related. Outside of the office Amanda enjoys participating in equestrian sports including trail riding and natural horsemanship.
Michael Davoren has worked extensively presenting IRL events and is also a digital media producer creating content for a variety of platforms. He has performed in immersive theatre and corporate entertainment in Australia and internationally and has appeared at the Melbourne Comedy, Adelaide Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe festivals.