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Dive Staff

  • Pam Auxier

    Rating and Number: Master Instructor #41262 Role at Exotic:owner, el jefe, chief dive enthusiast, and gear handler Years Diving: 27 Years Working with Exotic: All 22 Number of Lifetime Dives: 6050+ Favorite Local Dive Site: Can't choose one, but top four are Shangri-La, Blake Island, Waterman's Wall, and China Wall Favorite Exotic Place to Dive: Galapagos What Got You Interested in Diving: A family friend that took me "diving" on a double hose regulator in a 4 ft pool swimming pool and of course Mike Nelson of Sea Hunt What is Your Favorite Part About Diving: Peaceful environment and all the critters Favorite Critter: A Giant Pacific Octopus of course
  • Alyssa Dyke

    Rating and Number: Master Scuba Diver Trainer #235263 Role at Exotic: SCUBA Instructor, Kayak Guide, Retail Guru, Executive Assistant Years Diving: 14 Years Working with Exotic: 11 Number of Lifetime Dives: 1500+ Favorite Local Dive Site: Rockaway What Got You Interested in Diving: The wonder of exploring the underwater world What is Your Favorite Part About Diving: The feeling of weightlessness and serenity Favorite Critter: Nudibranchs!
  • Mahonri (Mo) Gibson

    Rating and Number: Divemaster #382604 Role at Exotic: Divemaster, Equipment Tech, Kayak Guide, Retail Manager, and Webmaster Years Diving: 12 Years Working with Exotic: 3 Number of Lifetime Dives: 300+ Favorite Local Dive Site: Rockaway Beach What Got You Interested in Diving: Friends What is Your Favorite Part About Diving: The feeling of flying through an alien environment Favorite Critter: Giant Pacific Octopus
  • Steve Hannuksela

    Rating and Number: Divemaster #257961 Role at Exotic: Divemaster and Discover Scuba Diving Leader Years Diving: 41 Years Working with Exotic: 2 Number of Lifetime Dives: 1000 Favorite Local Dive Site: China Wall and Blake Island Favorite Exotic Place to Dive: Port Hardy What Got You Interested in Diving: The adventure and excitement What is Your Favorite Part About Diving: Photography and learning the names of the critters Favorite Critter: Mosshead warbonett