Chip is the Information Services Manager and joined the Alaska SeaLife Center in 2001. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and Microsoft Certified Trainer. In 2007 Chip also took on the duties of managing the Center’s Dive Department and serves as the Diving and Vessel Safety Officer.
Chip came to the Alaska SeaLife Center with a diverse background having attended the University of Utah and Brooks Institute of Photography where he studied underwater photo technology. He became a scuba instructor in1978 and spent the next 20 years as a commercial diver, scuba instructor, first aid/CPR/O2 instructor, dive store manager and store owner.