Tri-State Advocates for Scientific Knowledge
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Founded in 1993¹, Associates for Scientific Knowledge (ASK) was headed by the late Ufologist Pat Packard. After his passing in June 1995, the group was renamed to the Tri-State Advocates for Scientific Knowledge (TASK).²
TASK is particularly notable for its highly detailed investigations and subsequent publication of the UFO phenomenon in Ohio, and the involvement of key UFO investigators Kenny Young and Jerry Black.
The organization's now-defunct web address was http://home.fuse.net/task and e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org. After disbandment, the website became a part of UFO Research: Cincinnati!.
Researchers Connected to TASK
- Pat Packard - President
- Kenny Young - Public Relations Director
- Charles Stuart - UFO Investigator
- Dale Farmer - UFO Investigator
- George Clappison - UFO Investigator
- Jerry Black - UFO Investigator
- Bob Leibold - Television Production Specialist
- Terry Endres - ASK UFO Report General Editor
- Brian Skow - ASK UFO Report Contributing Editor
- Ron Schaffner
- UFO Update Newsletter (1994)
- A.S.K. UFO Report (1995) - Replaced UFO Update Newsletter as "a title change was necessary to more accurately reflect the content."³
- Report on U.F.O. Activity, May 5, 1995 (UFO Incident at the Lebanon Correctional Institute and others)⁴
- "Flying saucers here?" Cincinnati Enquirer, July 7, 1997
- In Memory of Kenny
- A.S.K. UFO Report, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1, 1995. Self-published.
- Report on U.F.O. Activity, May 5, 1995, self-published, internal document.