Davenport has been director of the National
UFO Reporting Center since 1994. Peter reports
UFO sighting cases regularly on the Jeff
Rense Radio Show and presents lectures on specific
UFO cases, most notably the Phoenix
addition to being the director of the National
UFO Reporting Center, Peter is a current
member of MUFON,
and is a former Co-State Section Director (King County),
and former Director of Investigations, for the Washington
State chapter of the MUFON.
has had an active interest in the UFO phenomenon from
his early boyhood. He experienced his first UFO sighting
over the St. Louis municipal airport in the summer of
1954, and he investigated his first UFO case during the
summer of 1965 in Exeter, New Hampshire.
has been witness to several anomalous events, possibly
UFO related, including a dramatic sighting over Baja California
in February 1990, and several nighttime sightings over
Washington State during 1992.
received his undergraduate education at Stanford University
in California, where he earned
a Bachelors degrees in both Russian and biology,
as well as a translators certificate in Russian
graduate education was completed at the University of
Washington in Seattle, where he earned
an M.S. degree in
the genetics and biochemistry of fish from the College
of Fisheries, as well
as an M.B.A. degree in finance and international business
from the Graduate School of Business.
has worked as a college instructor, a commercial fisherman,
a Russian translator in the Soviet Union, a fisheries
observer aboard Soviet fishing vessels, a flight instructor,
and a businessman. Peter was the founding president of
a Seattle-based biotechnology company, which currently
employs over 300 scientists and technicians.
1986, Peter was a candidate for
the Washington State legislature,
and in 1992,
he was a candidate for the U. S. House of Representatives.
MUFON 2004 International UFO Symposium