Awards, Scholarships, Grants

(3) Connecticut Congressional Recognitions for Environmental Sciences, '04, '05, '06
Maine Congressional Recognition for Community Service 2010
Scuba pro, PADI, Beneath the Sea Deep Elite Ambassador Scholarship honoring Dr. Sylvia Earle 2014
Women Divers Hall of Fame/ Scuba Made Easy Training Grant in Marine Science and Oceanography 2014
Women Divers Hall of Fame Travel Grant 2014
Yawgoo Valley Ski School Continuing Education Grant 2014
Women Divers Hall of Fame Advanced Dive Training Grant 2015
IAG Submarine Geomorphology Working Group Seafloor Exploration Training Grant 2015
AASI/PSIA Continuing Education Grant 2017
Yawgoo Valley Snowsports Management Training Grant 2017
Flyin Ryan Hawks Adventure Scholarship 2018


100 Ton USCG Master License w/ towing endorsement
100 Ton USCG MATE Near Coastal License
Transportation Worker Identification Credentials card holder
Enrolled in APCA Drug Testing
AASI Level I Snowboarding Instructor
PSIA/AASI Children's Specialist I
DAN Instructor Basic Life Support: CPR and First Aid
DAN Instructor: Diving First Aid for Professional Divers
DAN Instructor Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries
DAN Instructor First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries
DAN Instructor On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers
DAN Instructor Emergency Management Provider Program
NAUI Scuba Instructor
NAUI DIVEMASTER (incl. Open water, Advanced, and Rescue)
NAUI Nitrox I
NAUI Technical Diver
NAUI Wreck Diver
AAUS Scientific Diver
PADI Drysuit Diver
PADI Ice Diver
Alaska Cold Weather Survival
American Sign Language Level I
OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hour with 8 hour refreshers
hGISs/ IAAAGSG Seafloor Explorer
Marine Oil Spil Emergency First Responder
ServSafe Food Handler
ServSafe Alcohol


American Academy of Underwater Sciences (2013)
American Association of Snowboarding Instructors (2010)
American Professional Captains Association (2014)
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (2015)
Explorers Club Member National (2017)
Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (2018)
Marine and Oceanographic Technology Network (2018)
National Association of Underwater Instructors (2012)
Polar Educators International (2015) Council (2018)
Rhode Island Marine Archaeological Project (2013)
Fellow at the Royal Geographical Society (2018)
Sandwich STEM Academy Science Advisory Board (2018)
Society of Women in Marine Sciences (2017)
The Oceanography Society (2013)
Women Diver's Hall of Fame Associate (2014)
Women Offshore (2018)

American Institute of Professional Geologists
Geological Society of America
Historical Diving Society
Marine Technology Society
Nautical Archaeology Society
Ocean Geographic Society
Oceanic Engineering Society
Society for American Archaeology