Purpose of the Society | The Board of Directors | Bernard Heuvelmans, ISC President | Roy P. Mackal, ISC Vice President | J. Richard Greenwell, ISC Secretary | Aaron M. Bauer, ISC Board member | C.K. Brain, ISC Board member | Eric Buffetaut, ISC Board member | Angelo P. Capparella, ISC Board Member | Eugenie Clark, ISC Board member | Colin P. Groves, ISC Board member | David Heppell, ISC Board member | Christine Janis, ISC Board member | Grover S. Krantz, ISC Board member | Anthony P. Russell, ISC Board member | Nikolai Spassov, ISC Board member | Zhou Guoxing, ISC Board member | Peter A. Jaszi, ISC Board Legal Advisor | Policy Statement
...Roy P. Mackal, ISC Vice President
...Roy P. MackalVice President
spent most of his
academic career at the University of Chicago
, first as a student in the late 1940's and later as a faculty member in both the Department of Biochemistry and the Department of Biology (now Ecology and Evolutionary Biology).He
retired from the University in 1992.He was a founding Board member of the Society, and in the 1960's he was scientific director for the now-defunct Loss Ness Phenomena Investigation Bureau, being responsible for the first introductions of sophisticated technology at that Scottish lake.
In the early 1980's, Dr. Mackal
led two expeditions into the Likouala swamps of the Congo in search of Mokele-Mbembe, and he
has since participated in cryptozoological fieldwork in Namibia and Papua New Guinea.