Ansley, Erin

Thus is the life-affirming power of water. Aquatics professionals get drawn in, and they can’t get out.

Nor do they want to. In fact, as this slate of professionals demonstrates, they want nothing more than to share that power with everyone.

Each year, AI designates 10 Power Issue honorees whose work positively influences the industry and society. This group shows a particular passion for making the benefits of aquatics available and safe for everyone. From high-profile association executives overseeing massive initiatives, to entrepreneurs finding creative ways to deliver the message of safety, to independent advocates, these honorees see their destinies in water. They not only do their jobs well, but also personify their individual missions.

Enjoy learning about their journeys, with some web extras along the way.