Adrienne Bradshaw considers herself a lifelong educator. A former teacher within the Boston Public School system for 21 years, she holds a bachelor's degree her in Communications from Wilberforce University, a master's degree in Elementary Education from The University of Pittsburgh and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College. She is fierce advocate for children who have a hunger and desire to learn skills that help them improve their overall mental, physical and social skill set.
Board Member &
Chief Marketing Officer
Treasurer of CMDF Board &
Secretary of CMDF Board
Board Member &
TJ Lloyd is a high school honors biology teacher and freshman class advisor at Norwin School District. He has been a scuba diver since 1984 and a diving instructor since 1986. He teaches a variety of diving classes and often engage in scientific diving projects when school is not in session. His focus in scuba for the past several years has been focused STEM scuba camps.
Sarah McCluan is a seasoned marketing professional who loves the water and being outdoors. She combines her talents in strategic communications with organizations seeking to enhance learning and educational opportunities for all.
A scuba expert, Mike Nadler has more than three decades of experience in diving, teaching, coordinating dive travel and the operating of Divehards International with his wife, Brigette. Following his service in the Navy, Mike became a certified diver while attending the University of Pittsburgh, becoming an instructor in 1987 and Course Director in 2000. Professor Nadler has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, CCAC and is an Adjunct Professor at Chatham University. He has more than 15 years of experience as the diving safety officer at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, has served as the training director at a local fire department, and chief of Training and Development with Air Search Rescue.
Dinah Hardin is a Florida native attending Duquesne University double majoring in marketing and supply chain management. Dinah is an aspiring dive master and water enthusiast.
Meet The Team
Chairman of CMDF Board & Executive Director
Introduced to scuba diving at 16-years old while in the Boy Scouts, Larry Klinger fell in love with the sport and has been diving ever since. As a teacher, school administrator, retired military Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO), Larry enjoys sharing the sport of diving with others in a family friendly environment. Remembering why he became a teacher and scuba instructor helps Larry stay focused and take pride in the success of others.
Vice Chair of CMDF Board
Board member Kelly Abella earned her first scuba certification in 1976 when she was in the 9th grade. A prolific diver, business-owner and life-long educator, Kelly is a talented artist with a bachelor's degree in Theater Arts and Scenery Construction. An entrepreneur and creator, she founded her own cabinet software company and is a talented cabinet maker in her own right. Over the years she has remained involved in local education programs and has served as a yearbook advisor and theater director.
After earning a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Old Dominion University in 1986, David Claunch spent 21 years as a project engineer building mechanical facilities mostly for the United States Navy. Then, his right brain demanded equal time, so he spent 10 years as a traveling, balloon twisting, storytelling clown. David has now integrated both sides of his brain as a scuba diving high school STEM teacher at Archway Academy in Houston, Texas. Teaching pre-calculus, algebra 2 and physics allows him to combine his love of math and science with his passion for the ocean while sharing his knowledge with his students.
Charnita McClain, born and raised in Boston is an entrepreneur that lives and earns her income living a purpose driven life that allows her to serve women and children of color. By being the bridge to connect resources, access, information and people to help build stronger communities. She is the founder of 50 Shirts Series, an accomplished grant writer, founder of Hydrate Boston, Inc; program developer, testimonial speaker and community leader