Chantelle Newman , 2016
Educator, Publisher, Public Speaker -- In South Africa Chantelle became the youngest female diver to be NAUI certified and qualified in 1985. She has brought together her passions for diving and medicine to increase diving safety awareness worldwide. She founded the Diver Medic Facebook Group and the magazine Diver Medic. She was the second female to develop a Diver Medic Technician (DMT) Course accredited by IMCA for commercial divers and DAN Europe for recreational divers, a course which Chantelle remains the only female able to teach. She is on the DAN Europe Training Committee and is a regular speaker at the UK dive shows. Chantelle continues to work on projects related to Dive Safety and Education.