Michael Lang
• DAN board member 1996-2002
• DAN board chairman, 2001-02
• Executive Officer for Scientific Programs, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
• Former President, American Academy of Underwater Sciences
• Co-chair, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society diving committee
• DAN Rolex Diver of the Year 1991Dick Long
• DAN board member, 2001-present
• Owner, Diving Unlimited International, San Diego
• DAN Rolex Diver of the Year 1996
• Co-founder and instructor, National Association of Underwater Instructors

Wolcott Henry
• DAN board member, 2001-present
• Executive Director, the Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation, Washington, D.C.
• Director, World Wildlife Fund
• Underwater Photographer, National Geographic Society
• Chairman, Coral Reef Foundation
• Director and Treasurer, The Center for Marine Conservation

Karen Van Hoesen, M.D.
• DAN board member, 2000-present
• Professor, University of California-San Diego
• DAN hotline physician
• Our World Underwater Scholarship recipient

Bill Ziefle
• DAN board member, 1999-present
• Attorney, private practice in Texas
• Executive Director/CEO, Futures for Kids, Raleigh