Alan was a friendly colleague who loved being outside and talking to anyone. As a child he developed the skill of always finding something of common interest to discuss with anyone he met and he carried this through into his adult life.,
The Polar Medal is an official honour created by the Crown in 2005, and "honours those individuals who have withstood the rigours of the polar climate to make significant contributions to polar exploration and knowledge, scientific research, anRead more
To be designated as a Certified Association Executive, an applicant must have a minimum of three years experience with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent exaRead more
This coveted award is widely recognised as the oldest and most prestigious in the diving industry.Read more
A number of Sutton’s students, including Fred Barthes, John Melnick and Jim Boyd, purchased the surface supply gear and formed the Northeast Diving Equipment Group (NEDEG). Barthes is the remaining co-founder of this very active group.