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Joyce Levine is a professional astrological consultant with more than 30 years experience working with individuals, couples, families, and businesses. She characterizes her work as helping her clients “overcome astro/psychological obstacles so that they can achieve their full potential.” Frequently interviewed by the media, Joyce has appeared on national television and has had her picture on the front page of the Boston Globe and its Living Arts Section.

Joyce is the author of Breakthrough Astrology, Transform Yourself and Your World and A Beginner’s Guide to Astrological Interpretation; and two series of transformational audio CDs: (1) Self-help Series which includes: Meditation, Creative Visualization, Healing Anger and Resentment, and Contacting Your Guardian Angel; and (2) Integrating Astrological Cycles Series which includes Pluto, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, and Jupiter.

Joyce is the current Chair for national NCGR as well as being President of the NCGR Boston Chapter, and has attained NCGR’s Level IV certification in consulting.  She previously served as the Advisory Board Chair and SIG Coordinator for NCGR. She also served as the Secretary on the UAC Board. She passed AFA’s professional certification exam in 1979 and is Past President of the New England Astrological Association.

Joyce can be reached at joycel@joycelevine.com or 617-354-7075.

Outreach and Public Relations Liaison

Ramya Krishnamurthy

Ramya is a practitioner of both Western and Indian (Vedic) astrology. She hails from a family of traditional Indian Vaidhyas (Ayurveda practitioners) and astrologers. She was exposed to many astrological terms and concepts at a young age but started studying it seriously later in life. She combines findings from both Western and Indian astrology to offer a complete perspective. Her main interest is to focus on research in both Western and Vedic Astro Sciences as time and inclination permit. She has served as the treasurer of the Boston Chapter and is currently serving as the Clerk for National NCGR. She has been active in national conferences as a volunteer and speaker.

She can be reached at ramya.astrology@gmail.com.



David Perloff teaches astrology locally and has given talks across the United States and internationally. He was a speaker at the NCGR 2017 conference in Baltimore, as well as at the 1st International Congress of Astrology in Portugal. He will be giving upcoming astrology talks in Italy and in 2019 back in Portugal, as well as the SOTA 2018 conference near Buffalo NY. His articles have appeared in The Mountain Astrologer, Geocosmic Journal, Jornal de Associação Portuguesa de Astrologia and other astrological publications. His article on Mental Chemistry appeared in the July 2017 edition of Dell Horoscope Magazine.

David has been Secretary of the Boston NCGR chapter since being elected in 2008. Among his duties are maintaining the chapter mailing list, maintaining the chapter web site, and producing the meeting and chapter news announcements.

He can be reached at davidperloffastrology@gmail.com



Muriel “Merve” Gould has been studying astrology her entire adult life.  She is a member of the Boston NCGR Chapter. She has a Masters in Management and has held a series of management positions in health care.  She presently works in the pharmaceutical industry.

She can be reached at mbgould@comcast.net


Hospitality Director

Linda Clave – Artist, Astrologer, Dowser, Tong Ren practitioner

Linda has developed a unique combination of skills through her years of inner disciplines in combination with her creative background. She earned her BFA and MFA from Boston University College of Arts . In 1968 LINDA began studying astrology with Isabel Hickey. She continued with esoteric astrology at the Theosophical Society with Peter Kubaska where she became a trustee. All are welcome to meet Linda at Tong Ren Astrology held at the Theosophical Society in Arlington MA. Come on the first and third Sundays each month at 3 PM. Linda also does transformational sessions for individuals or groups using astrology with intuition backed by her experience of 35 years in Body/Mind/ Spirit therapy. Linda lives in Brighton MA.

She can be reached by phone 617 470-9200 or email lindaclave@aol.com.


Education Director

Pat Taglilatelo holds Level IV certification from NCGR-PAA and the designation of Certified Astrological Professional from ISAR.  For several years she was the editor of the chapter newsletter and second vice-president. Since late 2008 she has been the local Education Director, helping those who wish to take the NCGR-PAA certification exams to attain their goal. With an A.B. and M.Ed., she has had prior careers in public education and in business.  The editor of AstroDatabank since 2003, she teaches, writes, lectures and sees clients.

She can be reached at pmtag@comcast.net.

Membership Director

Leyza Toste re-connected with Astrology at a young age and, ever since, it has been an integral part of her life. She is a life-long student of astrology, a long-standing member of the NCGR Boston Chapter, and welcomes the opportunity to serve as the Membership Director.

She can be reached at leyza.toste@gmail.com