UI 2019 Leadership Committee


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. 

Conference Co-Chairmen

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

Conference Director

Phil Newsum, ADCI Executive Director

Technical Program Chairman

Bob Christ, Seatrepid

Technical Program Track Leaders

AUV & ASV Justin Manley, Just Innovation
Commercial Diving Steve Struble, Chapman Consulting, Inc.
Instruments & Sensors Mike Chapman, MECCO, Inc.
Manned Submersibles Will Kohnen, Hydrospace Group
Marine Education/Academia Jill Zande, MATE Center
Ocean Research & Marine Archaeology Technology Erika Montague, OceanGate
ROV Bob Christ, Seatrepid