Ehrhart, BS., AQ
Loretta Ehrhart, and
her husband Ken, earned their aquanaut credentials and PADI Underwater
Habitat Specialty Certifications spending a day underwater at the Jules
Loretta and Ken have
over fifteen years of experience diving and providing professional supervision
of scuba divers; holding twelve SCUBA certifications, including professional
Divemaster and Assistant Instructor certifications from the Professional
Association of Diving Instructors. During their diving careers they have
participated in the training of numerous divers, from introductory to professional
levels; and participated in trips exploring an undersea island with Cordell
Expeditions, free diving with wild dolphins in the Bahamas and kayaking
with whales in Alaska.
(Please see www.ehrhart.net/aquatic_adventures.htm
In addition to diving
and kayaking, Loretta and Ken’s outdoor adventures include backpacking
and alpine mountaineering, with ascents of some fifty peaks including Mt.
Rainier, Shasta and Baker; traverses of New York’s State Range and New
Hampshire’s Presidential Range; and a week-long exploration in Alaska’s
(More at www.ehrhart.net/mountain_climbing.htm).
Loretta Ehrhart is currently
the Director of Product Development for Excelligence Learning Corporation
(www.excelligence.com), a developer, manufacturer and retailer of educational
products and learning toys for schools, day cares and parents that are
sold through multiple brands including Discount School Supplies.
Previously Loretta was the Director of Product Development and a Senior
Buyer for KB Toys. She was also a buyer for The Nature Company.
(More at www.ehrhart.net/employment.htm).
Loretta Ehrhart was
a US Peace Corps volunteer for over two years in Costa Rica; she was an
AFS exchange student for a year in Germany; has traveled extensively in
Asia; and currently resides with her husband and son, Rainier, in Carmel,
California. Loretta holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business
Administration from the University of California at Berkeley.
(More at www.ehrhart.net).