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True skepticism does not begin by being anti-anything. The processes of open consideration and examination (i.e., research) will ultimately establish whether something exists or not. ~ Ingo Swann


Paul H. Smith served for seven years in the government's remote viewing program at Ft. Meade, MD (from September 1983 to August 1990).  During 1984, he became one of only a handful of government personnel to be personally trained as coordinate remote viewers by Ingo Swann at SRI-International.  Paul was the primary author of the government RV program's CRV training manual, and served as theory instructor for new CRV trainee personnel, as well as recruiting officer and unit security officer.  He is credited with over a thousand training and operational remote viewing sessions during his time with the unit at Ft. Meade.

Raised in Boulder City, Nevada, he enlisted in the Army in 1976 for Arabic training, attended Officer Candidate School, and was commissioned as a Military Intelligence officer.  Besides his tour at Ft.  Meade, his military assignments included Arabic linguist, electronic warfare operator, strategic intelligence officer for a special operations unit, Mid-East desk officer, tactical intelligence officer with the 101st Airborne Division during Desert Storm/Shield, strategic intelligence officer in the Collection Directorate of the Defense Intelligence Agency, and chief of the intelligence and security division for the Military District of Washington, from which he retired in 1996.

Paul has a BA from Brigham Young University in Mid-East Languages & Affairs, Art, and English; an MS from the Defense Intelligence College (Mid-East Concentration); and a Ph.D in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in philosophy of mind. consciousness, philosophy of parapsychology, and philosophy of science.

He or his work as a remote viewer have been featured on television programs such as the Arts & Entertainment Network's "The Unexplained," the History Channel's "History Undercover" series, "Strange Universe," "Inside Edition," "CBS Sunday Morning," the DVD bonus features for the feature film Suspect Zero (2004; Benn Kingsley, Aaron Eckhart, Carrie-Anne Moss), and two documentaries on remote viewing produced for German television.  He has also been a frequent guest on numerous radio programs, including both Art Bell's and George Noory's Coast to Coast AM, the Jeff Rense Program, Whitley Strieber's "Dreamland," and many others. (See linked media on the "Information Overload" page.)

Besides serving as President of Remote Viewing Instructional Services, Inc., a company offering remote viewing training courses to individuals and small groups, he also works as a remote viewer and RV consultant, is a founding director of the International Remote Viewing Association, and currently serves as the organization's President.

Further background information: CURRICULUM VITAE

Bill Ray
Bill Ray
Adjunct Faculty

Bill Ray, is a former Commander of the Ft Meade RV Unit and one of the five military viewers trained by Ingo Swann. Bill spent over three and one half years with the Ft Meade Unit and has spent approximately eleven and one half years involved with Remote Viewing. He taught a CRV course in Europe for several years.


He has a bachelors degree in History from the State University of New York and a Masters Degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California. Bill is a retired US Army Major and is now employed for the US Army as a civilian. He has over thirty years in Intelligence, including twenty years in Europe. He currently resides in New Mexico.

In addition to her duties as Director of Community Out-Reach, Daryl Gibson is a career journalist who has worked as a reporter for the Las Vegas Review Journal, The Boulder (CO) Daily Camera, and as managing editor for legendary investigative journalist Jack Anderson's "Washington Merry-go-Round" column. Daryl is the co-author with Mr. Anderson of his recently-published memoir, Peace, War, and Politics: An Eyewitness Account, and is now assisting Melvin Laird (Secretary of Defense under President Richard Nixon) in writing his memoirs.

She has edited or contributed to books about General Norman Schwartzkopf, on the Charlie Keating savings-and-loan scandal, to a book investigating the AARP, etc. Daryl is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a degree in Journalism.

Shelia Massey
Shelia S. Massey
Assistant Instructor

"As a research chemist, my father instilled in all of his children an understanding of scientific methodology, along with an interest in psi - I was familiar with the Zener cards by age ten. Remote viewing, with its history of scientific development, held a natural attraction for me." Shelia's remote viewing studies progressed through the advanced level of training with Paul H. Smith, and continue in various forms: remote viewer, assistant instructor, project management, and personal research into various facets of remote viewing, dowsing, precognitive dreaming, and other related interests.

Shelia Massey is the owner of Active-Stream Web Media Design, providing design and hosting services for business and personal websites.

Nancy Jeane
Nancy C. Jeane, M. Ed.
Assistant Instructor

Nancy has 23 years experience as an educator in New York state and Texas public schools, and has been a student of remote viewing and active in the remote viewing community in one way or another for nearly a decade. She has completed training through Advanced Controlled Remote Viewing with Paul H. Smith, and has also taken training from F. Holmes "Skip" Atwater, Lyn Buchanan, and David Morehouse. She has worked as an assistant instructor for RVIS, Inc. since 2007.

She has also completed at least twelve Monroe Institute Workshops and is a member of the Professional Division at The Monroe Institute (TMI). Nancy has a further interest in intuitive healing, and has worked with several healing techniques including classes with Mietek Wirkus, Caroline Myss, and Dr. C. Norman Shealy. She has completed the Third Degree Reiki Certification.

She has a bachelor of science degree from Stephen F. Austin University, a master of education from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, and five Texas state educational certificates.

She resides in The Woodlands, Texas.