Executive Paranormal Investigative Team
All of our team members have had some kind of paranormal activity happen to them as a child or sometime later in their life to bring them here as investigators in the search for answers to those experiences. All members have full-time day jobs and study the paranormal on the side.
NOPS Co-Founder / Paranormal Investigator / Case Manager
Sam has been involved with paranormal activities as far back as a young child. Sam is the spokesperson behind NOPS and is curious to know there is something out there and is very eager to find out and communicate with the other side and maybe share a drink as well.
Sam has appeared on several paranormal pilots and documentary Television shows as himself.
NOPS Technical Paranormal Investigator/Detective / Lead Tech / Producer
Shawn, (brother to Jim) has been the lead tech at NOPS for 13 years and also leads the Para-Unit response team.
It is also Shawn's job to plan a strategy for capturing any paranormal activity that can help aid in the overall paranormal investigations. Shawn is a 35-year veteran television cinematographer, video tech, electronics engineer, and his specialty is building special trigger equipment to better capture evidence and to develop quicker setup gear. Most video, audio, and images seen from NOPS cases were captured by Shawn and some by other team members. Shawn is also in charge of the NOPS website, social media, and evidence file storage.
Shawn produced a special live investigation program in 2012 called "Paranormal Live: 12-12-12" and other live internet investigations. He has won several awards for his live event planning and directorial skills.
NOPS Co-Founder / Paranormal Investigator
Jim has investigated the Paranormal world off and on since 2005. He is a lead investigator with a thirst to find answers to what happens to those who crossover. Just the thrill of the unknown is compelling. Jim has a scientific approach to investigating and will go out of his way to help anyone understand what he knows and has experienced.
Jim has appeared on several paranormal pilots and documentary Television shows as himself. Jim can often be seen walking around incoherently at Disneyland when it's open.
Medium / Researcher / Paranormal Investigator / Writer / Producer
Victoria is a clairvoyant and medium who has been doing readings professionally since 1987. Her background is in Tarot, Palmistry, Mediumship, Crystal Gazing, Psychometry and is a Paranormal Investigator. She is a 2nd degree Reiki and Certified in Magnified Healing. In 2001 she created the North Orange County Tarot Society (NOCTS) which ran for 5 years. She still is very active in doing readings and teaching on all aspects of metaphysics and the paranormal. She also supports paranormal fundraisers for historic places, etc.
Her credits include:
2009: Author - Ghost of Orange County
2009-2010: Lead Story Producer for the Bio specials and the first season of "My Ghost Story".
2005: Lead Story Producer "Casefiles Unknown", Destination America Channel
NOPS Historian / Researcher / Co-Paranormal Investigator
Aimee Aul is a museum educator with experience at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. She is interested in local and regional history, especially of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Ghosts and hauntings play an important role in cultures around the world, and Aimee loves researching the places and events that are associated with tales of the paranormal.
NOPS Honorary & Affiliate Paranormal Investigative Team
Associate Paranormal Investigator in training (Arizona)
Stationed in Arizona, Dennis is our go-to person for very old desert locations in and around Arizona.
He is also the one person who called on us to check out Yuma Az with its very old and haunted hot spots.
Dennis is new to investigating and is a key subject when it comes to paranormal activity. Spirits tend to stick to him like tar paper.