Janice Raber , 2001
Janice is a Trustee of the Long Island Divers Association and has served as an officer in various capacities as well as co-producer of their annual film festival. She’s been diving since 1986, is an instructor, active member of two dive clubs and has served on the Suffolk County Leisure Services Advisory Board. Janice’s efforts opened 15 county and state park dive sites, fostered the purchase of a historic shipwreck site, and helped designate two local marine parks. She arranges beach cleanups, fund-raisers, seminars and exhibits at dive expos, museums and public functions. A member of the New York State Outdoor Writers Association, Janice has published over one hundred dive articles and is a regular contributor to Long Island Boating World.