EK is a retired member of the Stephen F. Austin State University teaching facility. He owns and operates www.DiversDepot.com a PADI Career Development Center est. 1974 and www.BauerAir.com. * former member of the C.G.A.* former D.O.T. Hydro Testing Facility Manager * HAZMAT FSO Trainer for the Houston F.D. for seven years * PADI Master Instructor & Course Director *Recipient of the PADI Teaching Excellence Award *Recipient of the Texas Governors Business Circle Award * Retired NAUI Instructor * Active TDI/SDI Instructor.