TILLMAN, Albert, (NAUI #1)

USA (1928-2004)

Last updated: January 4, 2020 at 3:34 am

Co-founder of NAUI with Neal Hess and John C. Jones in 1960; Director of Sports and Underwater Activities for Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation in 1952; implemented the first instructor certification courses in the world with Bev Morgan in 1954; founded UNEXSO in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island; former editor for Skin Diver Magazine and Dive Magazine; technical advisor for Sea Hunt television series; co-founder of the International Underwater Film Festival and Underwater Photographic Society.

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2000)
NAUI Lifetime Achievement Award (1998)
DEMA Reaching Out Award (1990)
NOGI Award (Distinguished Service, 1964)

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