Jim Lippard has an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Arizona and was the founder of the Phoenix Skeptics. He authored "Sun Goes Down in Flames: The Jammal Ark Hoax," in Skeptic Vol. 2, No. 3 and is Skeptic's contact person on the Internet.

Jeff Jacobsen has a B.A. in Religious Studies from Arizona State University. He was in a small Christian cult from 1972-1978. He is a contact person for the Cult Awareness Network, based in Chicago.