Science safety consultant, author and founder of JaKel, Inc. He is a Professor of Science Education/Safety at Drake University. He was the State Science Consultant for the Iowa Department of Education for 11 years. Jack has taught science for a total of 25 years at the junior high school through college levels. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, former President of the Council of State Science Supervisors (1985-87), former member of the Board of Directors of the National Science Teachers Association (1985-87), member of the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Sciences, former President of the Iowa Council of Science Supervisors, and fellow and member of the Board of Directors of the Iowa Academy of Science (1985-87). Jack has co-authored five books relative to science safety, conducted safety assessments of nearly 100 school science programs, and served as an expert witness in the legal defense of science teachers. Dr. Gerlovich has also published nearly 50 articles in professional journals and presented extensively throughout the nation in the field of science/education. He is also a commercial airplane pilot.