Serving the area since 1984.
The La Crosse Dive Unit is a non-profit organization. The all volunteer dive rescue unit has approximately 25 members including divers and non-divers. We are a volunteer dive unit for the La Crosse County Sheriff's Department whose functions are but not limited to Swift Water/Flood Rescue, Ice Rescue, Underwater Rescue and recovery & Vessel security services.
Front row (l to r): Jeffrey Jensky – Communications Officer, Kevin Kappauf – Training Officer, Randy Rank – Operations Officer,
D. Marshall Quackenboss – Unit Leader, Mark Smith – Equipment Officer, Kevin Hanson – Personnel Officer, and Brian Perry – Funding Officer.
Back row: Alisha Saley, Megan Hess, Colleen Dady, Bill Faschingbauer, Byron Olmstead, Bud Lee, Shawn Mahoney, Al Ruege, Jennie Sauer, Josh Hodgkinson, Andrew Thompson, Casey Stadler, and Jesse Smith.
Not pictured: Jack Haase, Steve Link, Mitch Lown, Jean Musgjerd, Ron Nedland, and Jordan Shackelton.
Honorary Members also not pictured: Erwin Chavarri, Elmer Grassman, Bill Powell, and Dr. William Van Atta