JONATHAN KNAUPP, President
Jonathan was a professor in the college of Education at ASU for 30 years. He produced the award winning television series “Open Math” that was used in 11 states and was broadcast on Channel 8. Jonathan also wrote an innovative Mathematic text book “Patterns and Systems of Elementary Mathematics” for the Math 180 courses in the ASU Mathematics department. He finished his career at ASU teaching in the TEAMS NSF sponsored ACEPT grant. Jonathan has been a motivational speaker and seminar leader in business and educational setting for over 35 years. He is trained in the DiSC, Myers-Briggs, Enneagram, and PCM personality-based managements systems. For the past 12 years he has used his own ARRAY materials in classrooms and consulting. Jonathan and his wife Mary have been active in their church during the past 30 years. Their son, Jason, died in 1981 from Leukemia at the age of 10. Their two daughters are married and living out of state. Both of their families are active in Christian service at their churches. Jonathan’s passion is to help men “get their hearts back” and is active with Ransomed Heart Ministries.
David Wright is a Senior Research Professional in the LeRoy Eyring Center for Solid State Science, ASU Tempe. He has worked in the LECSSS since 1987. His primary role is to provide expertise with the synthesis and processing of materials for fundamental research and applied development. His service has included extensive science education outreach for local K-12 students and regular participation in self-governance, e.g. Unit Safety Officer, Laboratory Safety Team, Coalition for Mall Safety, Campus Environment Team, Public Safety Advisory Committee, LECSSS Executive Committee and Academic Professional Grievance Committee.
David has been a member of the Aslan Society for several years and, with Aslan Secretary Bill Gentrup, currently serves as a founding advisor for the ASU Graduate Christian Fellowship. David is also an advisor for the Outlaw Comedy student group, a ministry of Hope Christian Church. David currently attends City of Grace in Mesa and hosts a biweekly men’s fellowship group in his home.