Cindi Courter , 2000
A diver since 1981, Cindi was the second woman SSI Instructor Trainer worldwide and one of the first 100 Instructor Evaluator / Master Instructors. She's taught hundreds of young people to dive and educated thousands on diving and the underwater environment. From 1991 - 2001, Cindi held the positions of Director of Sponsorship and Chief Development Officer for Divers Alert Network. Cindi is an accomplished underwater photographer with a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and holds a Masters degree from Duke University. Since 2006, Cindi has had her own non-profit consulting business working with universities, schools and environmental, research and educational NGOs, as well as editing, writing, and showing her art photography. She served as a Trustee for WDHOF from 2005 - 2007.