Intelligent Design network, inc.
P.O. Box 14702, Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66285-4702
(913) 268-0852; (913)-268-0852 (fax);

January 10, 2000


Contact: Intelligent Design network, inc.,  John Calvert, Managing Director,  816-460-5807 or 913-268-0852


    Shawnee Mission, KS. - John Calvert, a Managing Director of Intelligent Design network, inc., announced today that the IDnet Board of Directors was expanded on January 6, 2001, to add nine additional directors.

    The three initial and continuing Managing Directors of IDnet consist of: Calvert, a corporate finance lawyer who holds a degree in geology and is a retired member of Lathrop & Gage L.C., William S. Harris, Ph.D. (nutritional biochemistry), a Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and Director of the Lipoprotein Research Laboratory at Saint Luke's Hospital, and Jody F. Sjogren, B.S. (zoology), M.S. (medical illustration), a Certified Medical Illustrator and aviation artist.

    "Each of our new Board Members have demonstrated significant personal commitments to IDnet and the Intelligent Design movement," said Jody Sjogren.

    Bill Harris commented:  "We are honored and fortunate to have a board with such depth of scientific, academic, legal and practical experience."

The nine additions to the IDnet Board are:

Paul Ackerman, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Wichita State
University and co - author of  "Kansas Tornado: The 1999 Science Standards

Jack Cashill, Ph.D., Executive Editor of Ingram's Magazine, Author of "2006:
The Chautauqua Rising,"  producer of the video:  "The Triumph of Design and
the Demise of Darwin," a frequent host of talk radio and media director and
speech writer for numerous political campaigns.

Don E. Covington, B.A., the owner and operator of Covington & Associates, a
project management consultant business.

George (Brad) Cook, retired Business/Systems Analyst.

James E. Graham, B.S. (Geology), Licensed Professional Geologist and Senior
Project Manager for an environmental consulting firm.
Christopher S. Mammoliti, B.S. (Fisheries and Wildlife Biology), M.S.
(Environmental Studies),  Chief of the Environmental Services Section of the
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.

Yongsoon  Park, Ph.D. (Nutritional Biochemistry), a  research scientist at
the UMKC School of Medicine.

Ernest H. Richardson, Esq., County Attorney, Kiowa County, Kansas who has
also practiced in a variety of First Amendment legal engagements.

Brian Sandefur, B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), a Process Improvements
Engineer for Hallmark Cards.


Intelligent Design network, inc. is a member based nonprofit organization. IDnet promotes evidence-based science education with regard to the origin of the universe and of life and its diversity. It also seeks to increase public awareness of the scientific evidence of intelligent design in the universe and living systems.

Intelligent Design is a scientific theory that intelligent causes are responsible for the origin of the universe and of life and its diversity. It holds that design is empirically detectable in nature, and particularly in living systems. Intelligent Design is an intellectual movement that includes a scientific research program for investigating intelligent causes and that challenges naturalistic explanations of origins which currently drive science education and research.

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