University of Maine Diving Safety Officer Christopher Rigaud has been appointed to the Diving Control Board of the National Science Foundation United States Antarctic Program (USAP).
Members are selected for their expertise and standing in the scientific diving community.
Based at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine, Rigaud conducts diver training, dive support and operational supervision for UMaine scientific diving operations. He also teaches basic scuba and introduction to research diving for the School of Marine Sciences.
The certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Diver Medic Technician and Public Safety Rescue Swimmer is a firefighter and EMT with Jefferson Fire and Rescue in Jefferson, Maine.