Pat Stayer , 2005
Pat Stayer a well known underwater photographer, author, and video editor has co-produced over 25 presentations and 3 books. Her work has appeared on the Discovery, Learning and History Channels and she is a frequent presenter at dive conventions. As a maritime artist, her drawings depicting shipwrecks are recognized throughout the Great Lakes. As co-owner/operator of a dive charter, she has discovered and documented over a dozen shipwrecks. She began diving in 1975, helped establish the Michigan Sanilac Shores Diving Preserve and was the first woman on the county dive team. She has served in various offices including secretary of the Michigan Preserve Council.