Her experience as a United States Coast Guard (USCG) Captain and as a Master SCUBA Trainer for the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, (PADI) has allowed her to travel to many places around the world educating the public about the importance of marine conservation. In addition, she is a certified Reef Rescue Diver Instructor who has devoted her time tending to BREEF’s coral nursery located at the BREEF Sir Nicholas Nuttall Coral Reef Sculpture Garden in efforts to restore our coral reefs.