The Board of Directors

  • DOrr
    Dan Orr
    Chairman
    Dan Orr has been a diver for nearly 50 years and a dive professional for nearly 40 years. During...
  • Sid-Macken
    Sid Macken
    President
    Sid Macken brings over 50 years of diving experience to the HDS Board of directors. He started...
  • Gregg-Platt
    Gregg Platt
    Treasurer
    A diver since 1980, Greg connected with Jim Boyd’s Classic diving group in 1994 via Skin Diver...
  • James-Forte
    James Forte
    Director
    In 1990 he moved to Santa Barbara, CA to attend the SBCC Marine Technology program and found his...
  • Janice-Raber
    Janice Raber
    Director
    Janice Raber has been scuba diving since 1986, achieving the rank of instructor with Scuba Schools...
  • Ryan_Spence
    Ryan Spence
    Director
    The Directors of the Historical Diving Society USA are pleased to announce the election of Ryan...
  • Steve_Struble
    Steve Struble
    Director
    Steve Struble has been involved with the commercial diving industry for over 21 years. He received...
  • Dvasey
    Dan Vasey
    Director
    Daniel Vasey started in the field of commercial diving when he moved to Santa Barbara in 1987 and...
  • 35°FMISM 2008
    Leslie Leaney
    Co-Founder
    Co-Founder, Historical Diving Society USA Founder, Historical Diver Magazine Born in London,...

Past Board Members

Shane Anderson
Steve Barsky
Don Barthelmess
Steve Kushner
Brad Doane

Steve Chaparro
Bob Christensen
Skip Dunham
Tim Beaver
Blair Mott

Andy Lentz
Scrap Lundy
Lee Selisky
Carl Roessler
Ed Cassano
Drew Richardson