Barry B. Gelston, M.Ed.
GHF Board President
Barry Gelston has an M.Ed. in mathematics education and an undergraduate degree in psychology. Mr. Gelston specializes in working internationally as a private educator for gifted home learners. As an activist, Barry leads GHF with the goal of empowering the gifted community to collaborate to ensure that the learning needs of each gifted person is met. “Our community is filled with brilliant professionals, passionate and engaged families, and most of the tools necessary to help each gifted person engage in the love of learning.”
Lisa Sticca-Conrod, JD, MS
GHF Board Vice-President
Lisa Sticca-Conrod is a university professor, professional tutor, author of textbooks and other academic materials, instructional designer, and a homeschooling mom of a 2e child. With a background in economics, law, educational psychology (concentration on gifted and talented development), and executive functioning, Lisa brings her enthusiasm, professional experiences, love of education and research, and passion for communication to the GHF Dialogue in hopes of sharing valuable information to strengthen and empower the gifted community. It is Lisa’s vision to see the GHF Dialogue to be a constant and reliable source of information for the gifted community and those that service them, namely parents and families, educators, mental health professionals. Lisa lives in CT with her family and is an avid photographer, intense lover of music, oenophile, epicurean, cook, and perpetual learner.