Founder/Lead Investigator; BA; MS; CSW
Data Analyst/Investigator; BS
Tech Manager/Lead Investigator
Steve is the owner of a heating and cooling business in New Jersey. Both he and his wife, Michelle, share a deep interest in the paranormal, and they have investigated many haunted venues. Steve's knowledge of electronics, physics, and mechanics has enabled SCOPE NJ to remain up-to-date in a wide range of paranormal research and applied technology.
Michelle is Director and Chief Compliance Officer for a financial services firm. She has a degree in Information Technology and is a Certified Information Security Manager. Michelle grew up in a house where discussions and research pertaining to the paranormal were commonplace and became the foundation for her interest in ghosts and other unexplained phenomena. She assists investigations by helping to match equipment placement to active site locations.
Carol is a retired teacher with a special interest in all things paranormal. She is a keen observer and is sensitive to the presence of entities in buildings, cemeteries, and other haunted venues. A stickler for details, Carol painstakingly records baseline data and other pertinent information derived from SCOPE investigations.
Tom is a retired educator with a deep interest in studying and investigating paranormal phenomena. Tom and his wife, Carol, have traveled throughout the United States and Europe and have visited a number of haunted sites and mysterious locales. They've experienced full-bodied apparitions, strange sounds, odors, cold spots, as well as the creepy sensation of being touched by invisible hands. On a lighter note, Tom also enjoys writing, gardening and wine appreciation. Some of his authored works have appeared in FATE and Weird New Jersey magazines. His e-book, Precious Yesterdays, can be found on the Amazon and Barnes & Noble websites.
AAS BS MBA
Meet Our Team
Dianne is a retired Administrative Assistant. She has two children and 5 grandchildren. She became interested in the paranormal many years ago and has read and continues to read many books on the subject. She's traveled to several haunted venues throughout the USA, and has worked with a number of ghost hunting celebrities and psychics. Her other interests include sewing, gardening, traveling, visiting paranormal sites, and spending time with her family.
Joel is employed in Medical Laboratory Science specializing in cancer diagnosis. He's married with two daughters, and his hobbies include paranormal research and investigation, photography, music, reading, and technology. He aspires to travel more, interact with more people, learn another language, and be involved in some way with higher/continuing education. He follows the Science Channel mantra, "Question Everything!"
Rose Marie has investigated many haunted environments including private homes and historical sites. She became aware of her gift at an early age. She uses automatic writing as a tool to communicate with her guides and various entities by writing down what is being communicated mentally to her.
She is also a retired Sign Language Interpretor who worked with people who are deaf or hard of hearing. She also worked and advocated for those with mental health and physical disabilities. She enjoys traveling, creative cooking, and learning new languages.
Investigator and Coordinator of SCOPE NJ
Paranormal Field Activities
Pat's interest in the paranormal started at a young age. She has always been sensitive to the presence of spirits in her own home and in her travels throughout the world. Her career has included management positions in marketing, retailing, advertising, technical writing, and catering. She is married and has one daughter. It is her hope that her paranormal sensitivity will help others to achieve a sense of peace in their lives.
Frank refers to himself as a Cosmographer, having a curiosity of all things in the universe. His international experience in Civil Engineering, Construction and large project Construction Management brings an analytic
eye to investigations. Knowing the historical and contemporary construction methods of buildings and earthwork, he can ascertain the reasons behind most of the EMF readings obtained as being normal or paranormal. He has experienced full-bodied apparitions, cold spots, non-source light and warmth, and the curiosity of entities.
Tatiana has always been drawn to the supernatural in general and has been sensitive to many spirits from an extremely young age. She has an AS in Art and is currently working on a BA in Digital Media. She is also a multi-medium artist specializing in Photoshop, InDesign, Muse, Drawing, Charcoal, Pastels, Collage, Photography and Painting. Tatiana believes that both art and the paranormal can teach us a variety of things that can help us with our everyday lives.
Laurie brings extensive ghost hunting experience to SCOPE NJ, but she's also very talented in other pursuits. Besides being a mom of three, she's been a foster mom to over 60 kids. Her hobbies include camping, fishing, crocheting, travel, and animal welfare.
We're looking for an intuitive person skilled in the application of New Age techniques, materials, and invocations. Your role will be to support us in our efforts to help others who are experiencing paranormal issues.
As a volunteer, you will receive no pay or benefits save for the satisfaction of knowing that you've helped someone who called upon us for assistance.
Interested? If so, e-mail us!
On Leave of Absence
You will note that some SCOPE NJ team members have been removed from our active roster. We thank them for their past service. They will be welcomed back as soon as they are no longer encumbered by their full-time jobs and other responsibilities that have prevented them from joining us in our investigations and meetings.
Thank you John, Dottie, Chad, Ashley, and Ted! We'll miss you!
February 2018 SCOPE NJ meeting hosted by Diane. Members attending were as follows: Left to Right-- Steve, Michelle, Tom, Rose Marie, Frank, Carol, Diane, Pat, Joel, and Tatiana. Laurie was ill and couldn't attend, but she was there in "spirit."