VIDERS, Hillary, Ph.D.
Last updated: August 17, 2017 at 20:37 pm
Public speaker; educator; co-founder of the Women Divers Hall of Fame in 1999; author of Marine Conservation for the 21st Century; contributed to the NOAA Diving Manual; first Director of Environmental Programs and Projects for NAUI; founded NAUI’s International Underwater Foundation’s Environmental Horizons programme and Environmental Awareness Award in 1991; co-signed the first cooperative agreement between the NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Program and the sport diving community.
Honours and Awards:
NOGI Award (Distinguished Service, 2001)
Women Divers Hall of Fame (2000)
DAN ROLEX Diver of the Year (1999)
Diver of the Year (Beneath the Sea)
Fellow (American Society of Oceanographers)
Member (Explorers Club)
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.