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    NSBC Boating Safety Hall of Fame Induction

    TheNational Safe Boating Council Inducts K38 Water Safety’s Shawn Alladio Into itsBoating Safety Hall of Fame

    ShawnAlladio is recognized for her unparalleled dedication and commitment to boatingsafety

    Shawn Alladio was recognized for her award at the 2012 International Boating & Water Safety Summit (IBWSS) in San Diego,California on March 7, 2012 whereas she was formally inducted.

    The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is proud to introduce its prestigious Boating Safety Hall of Fame Induction for 2011. The prestigious award is used to recognize those who have demonstrated vital leadership and support through many years ofservice to boating safety.

    For 2011, Shawn Alladio, a PWC Boating Safety Instructorand Water Safety Consultant will join thirty-four other people in the NSBC’sBoating Safety Hall of Fame. Shawn is commended for her hard work and dedication that have helped make a lasting contribution to the interest of boating safety nationally and abroad.

    Shawn Alladio has more than thirty years’ experience inrecreational boating safety. She has notonly developed, but also contributed to the field of recreational boating safety through personal advocacy efforts, training and program development,curriculum development and on-water first-response water rescue.

    Shawn has volunteered with dozens of state and agency organizations, clubs and associations, including the American Watercraft Association and their partnership with the H2O Responders public safety program. She has also enjoyed appointments as theIJSBA Water Safety Director, the International Surfing Association water safetydirector, creating water safety training and management for big wave surfing contests,and has held many positions in these different realms.

    She has developed core programs for our nation’s military for personnel from the Navy, Army, Air Force and USMC, through K38 Maritime courses. Ms. Alladio has supportedprograms for our nation’s security and border protection, counter terrorism,and enforcement issues. K38 has trained thousands of state and local public safety agency personnel and assisted in revolutionizing lifesaving worldwide through her for her hard work and perseverance. Some of her commendations include awards by the NSBC, the National Association of State Boating LawAdministrat
    ors (NASBLA), and the National Water Safety Congress (NWSC).

    In addition, she was awarded the prestigious Higgins& Langley Memorial Commendation Award for Flood and Swiftwater rescue forher actions during recovery efforts of Hurricane Katrina. She is an original IJSBA Hall of Fame Inductee, and has received award for heroism and has been an active competitionracer in the PWC community since 1980, focusing on endurance events. Ms. Alladio has been instrumental in Wounded Warrior PWC projects in support of the Phoenix Patriot Foundation and the United Warrior Survivor Foundations, and is a published author and speaker.

    “It is with great pride that National Safe BoatingCouncil’s Boating Safety Hall of Fame now includes Ms. Alladio” remarks Veronica Floyd, Chair of the NSBC. “Her work andefforts in training others has truly helped to make boating a much safer recreational activity.” NSBC’s Executive Director Virgil Chambers read the commendation at the 2012 IBWSS presentation.

    The National Safe Boating Council utilizes the Boating Safety Hall of Fame to bring the deserving attention to those individuals that tirelessly and selflessly commit themselves to such a worthy cause and, in turn, making our nation’s waterways safer for all to enjoy.

    About the National Safe Boating Council
    The National Safe Boating Council represents over 330U.S. and Canadian organizations committed to reducing boating accidents andenhancing the boating experience. Please visit: www.SafeBoatingCouncil.org for safe boating resources and campaignmaterials.

    About K38
    K38 is founded by Shawn Alladio, and has affiliates represented globally with NSBC certified instructors. The K38 Way of Training is dedicated to instruction of technical boat handling skills in a variety of water conditions in support of federal, state, public safety agencies, recreational boaters, and dedicated to event management and the best practices utilizing personal watercraft (Rescue Water Craft). www.K38WaterSafety.com
    Last edited by K38 Rescue; 05-03-2012 at 04:07 AM.

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