Vance Fletcher, 58, Cashmere, dive supervisor. “I’m the guy who keeps everyting together. If something happens, it’s solely on my shoulders."
Brent Thrapp, 42, Wenatchee, journeyman diver “This crew is almost always together. With other crews, it can change every week. There’s real team atmosphere that I really enjoy.”
Dan Hendricks, 52, Cashmere, journeyman diver He's the only team member who also scuba dives in his spare time, Hendricks says he became a diver to get a different view of the dams. “It seemed like an interesting thing to do.”
Matt Treat, 41, East Wenatchee, journeyman diver “Every dive is different. Every dive gives you a new challenge. I never have a boring dive.”
Clint Copeland, 37, Cashmere, journeyman diver “The teamwork idea, I liked. I looked at diving as a step up from what I was doing. I’m constantly pushed to challenge myself and do better.”
Mike Ledbetter, 37, East Wenatchee, learner diver “The work is very challenging and I get to be on a crew that is very good at what they do.”
Russell McPhetridge, 42, East Wenatchee, journeyman diver “From the time I was a kid, I always wondered what was under the water. It was like an adventure. This is a tight-knit group. We watch out for each other. Safety is the big thing, because it could cost you.”