Leadership Committee

The Underwater Intervention Committee is comprised, mainly, of volunteers who are underwater operations industry leaders.  These men and women give of their time and expertise, working tirelessly, to ensure the success of our conference.  

UI 2017 

Phil Newsum, ADCI Executive Director

Conference Co-Chairmen

Chuck Richards, CA Richards & Assoc. MTS ROV Committee Chairman
Bryan Nicholls, U.S. Underwater Services, ADCI Board President

Technical Program Committee

Technical Program Chair Drew Trent, Consultant                                                         
Commercial Diving Track     Steve Struble, Cross Diving Services
ROV Track          Bob Christ, President, Seatrepid
Instruments and Sensors Mike Chapman, President, MEECO, Inc.
Manned Submersibles  Will Kohnen, President, Hydrospace Group
AUV and ASV Track  Justin Manley, Consultant
Ocean Research and Marine Archeology Erika Montague, Consultant
Marine Education   Jill Zande, MATE Center