Gary Earl Tomlinson, museum curator. Certified secondary physics and mathematics teacher, Michigan. Recipient Edmund Science award, New Jersey, 1980, Spectrum award Public Relations Society of America, 1986, 93, G.R. Wright Service award Astronomical League, National Service award Western Amateur Astronomers, 1992; Hoosier scholar Governor Indiana, 1969.
Associate curator Public Museum Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1976. Support Program for Institutional Competency in Astronomy agent Harvard/Smithsonian Center Astrophysics, since 1990. Coordinator astromony day Astronomical League, Washington, since 1983.
Advisory board Regional Mathematics and Science Center, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan. Member planning team West Michigan Interactive Science Center.
Crew chief Monogalia County Emergency Medical Services, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1975-1976. Advisor Gran Rapids Public School's Spectrum, 1978-1980. Member American Astronomical Society, Great Lakes Planetarium Association (board directors since 1984, president 1986-1987, fellow 1986), International Planetarium Society (representative 1990-1992), Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Zeta.
Born June 13, 1951