Renee Westerfield , 2000
Renee worked in the editorial department at Underwater USA, a monthly newspaper serving the dive industry, from 1989-1993. While there she learned to dive, receiving her open water certification in 1990. Westerfield joined DAN in 1993. Currently the DAN communications director, she continues to dive, snorkel and hike. Westerfield is active in her local Rails-to-Trails organization and explores caves topside as a member of the National Speleological Society.