JEFFREY SPIKE, PhD is a Professor at the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics and Director of the Campus-Wide Ethics Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
THOMAS COLE, PhD is the McGovern Chair in Medical Humanities and founding Director of the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
RICHARD BUDAY is a writer, educator, researcher and architect. He is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.
FREEMAN WILLIAMS is a writer and actor. He is winner of four bronze Telly awards and has written one produced screenplay, three children's theatrical plays, scripts for two video games, and collaborated on two interactive murder mysteries.
MARY ANN PENDINO is a writer and actor. She has developed three one-woman shows and two musicals. Mary Ann has also taught at Houston Grand Opera and Writer's in the Schools, and performed with Houston Playback Theatre.