Kim Reed Sheckler RN, 2001
Kim has been diving since 1981 and has worked extensively with her husband Dale in diving, writing and underwater photography. In 1984 she co-founded California Diving News and has co-authored several books including Southern California’s Best Beach Dives. In 1988, Kim and her husbanded created the largest consumer dive show in the western USA - SCUBA Show. In 2004, Kim was honored with Historical Diving Society Nick Icorn Award for continued support of the history of diving." She along with her husband was also inducted into the California Wreck Divers Hall of Fame and was presented with the prestigious Jon Hardy Award at the Catalina Island Cleanup. In addition to her diving credentials she is a registered nurse who is an active member of the UHMS and has served as a board member of the Catalina Conservancy Divers. She was recently honored with the California Scuba Service Award in recognition of her decades of work in the Scuba Industry. She volunteers regularly in a nursing capacity at a local Women’s Help Center."