Committee approves MIASF officer, director nominations March 24, 2016

Pursuant to Article 7, Section 1 of the By-Laws of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, Inc., the Board of Directors has voted upon and approved the slate of Officers and Directors proposed by the Nominating Committee. The slate of nominees is as follows:

Officer Nominations (one-year term)

President:                                           Danielle Butler, Luxury Law Group

Vice President:                                 David Reed, The Triton

Treasurer/Secretary                       Jim Naugle, Jim Naugle & Company

Kristina Hebert, of Ward’s Marine Electric, will continue in the role of Immediate Past-President and will remain an Officer of the Board.

Director nominations for the five vacant directorships in alphabetical order (two-year terms):

Larry Acheson – Tow Boat US Fort Lauderdale

Amy Morley-Beavers – Maritime Professional Training

Phil Burgess – Pinmar USA, Inc.

Tim Davey – ISS/GMT Global Marine Travel

Walter B. Duke III – Walter Duke + Partners

Dean DuToit – National Marine Suppliers, Inc.

Bert Fowles – IGY Marinas

Ami Ira – CU Yacht Charters & Crew Unlimited

Ian MacDonald – Sea Vision by Underwater Lights USA

Jeff Strong – Tides Marine


Additionally, pursuant to Article 7, Section 2, additional Director and Officer nominations will be accepted from the general membership. Additional nominations must be delivered to the MIASF Office prior to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 8th. Each nomination for a Director must carry five signatures of bona fide regular members of the association. Each nomination for office of President, Vice President or Secretary/Treasurer requires: (1) the nominee be a current or former member of the MIASF Board of Directors; (2) an agreement to serve if elected; and (3) 10 signatures of bona fide regular members.

Thank you for your membership and interest in our annual elections. A final ballot will be sent to all regular members in the near future.

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