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Katie Kozma is the California Training Coordinator for Reef Check Foundation, a non-profit organization based out of Marina Del Rey, CA.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology, with an emphasis in Marine Biology, from San Diego State University. While completing her undergraduate studies, she earned her AAUS scientific diver certification, conducted independent research on fish foraging strategies in eelgrass habitats, and performed eelgrass habitat assessment surveys. Following graduation, Katie spent three years teaching Marine Biology in San Diego, CA to K-12 students from across the United States and visiting students from around the world.
Before joining the Reef Check team in 2016, Katie worked as a research associate for a coastal engineering consulting firm where she carried out field research and conducted environmental impact assessments on major reef restoration projects along the California coast. Her past experience also includes employment at a Southern California aquarium where she provided marine science education to the public, assisted with animal husbandry, and carried out tank diving and maintenance as a member of the Dive Team.
Katie earned her NAUI Instructor certification in January of 2018 and is also an active AAUS scientific diver for the Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Katie's responsibilities with Reef Check include organizing and conducting research surveys throughout the Southern California region and training volunteer eco-divers in the California monitoring protocol. She’s also responsible for the Reef Check California Youth Education Program. Katie develops the youth program curriculum and provides exciting educational experiences for all participants, combining meaningful classroom activities with hands-on demonstrations in the field.
May 2nd meeting:
The Temecula Valley Dive Club Meets At:
29375 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula CA 92590
"Feeding Frenzy" starts at 6:15pm, meeting from 7:00pm - 8pm.
|Dive Club Membership Info
|Meetings are for MEMBERS ONLY
2018 Membership Dues are $25 per person. You can sign up for a membership at the meeting or at Scuba Center Temecula!
Not a member? No problem! Visitors are invited to come to a meeting one time for free if accompanied by a member.
Or you can pay to attend the meeting at the door. $10 per person for a one time pass. If you enjoy it, you can sign up and join us as a member. If you join the dive club after you pay the $10 to attend, we'll happy deduct $10 from your dues for the year.
Paid Dive Club members receive benefits!
- 12 Free Airfills
- Monthly Door Prize Drawing
- Free monthly issue of Dive Training magazine
- Free monthly issue of California Diving News
- Free Specialty Class (TBA)
- 1/2 price CPR renewals
- 25% off dive rentals for SCT sponsored events
- $5 off for Hydros - Limit 2
- $5 off One on One Training
- Be the first to hear about Scuba Center Events!
- Dues help pay for the room too!