ABBRA elects new officers, board members

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The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association elected 2011 officers and directors at its annual members meeting, which was held at the International Marina & Boatyard Conference in Fort Lauderdale.

Pamela Lendzion, of MarineTec Management, will serve her first year as president of the board. She will be joined by vice president John Fitzgerald of Saunders Yachtworks; treasurer Peter Sabo of Camachee Yacht Yard; secretary Graham Wright; and past president Doug Domenie of Brewer Dauntless Shipyard.

New board members include Mike O'Leary of Knight and Carver Yacht Center; Ron Gift of the Charleston City Boatyard; and Patience Cohn, representing the Marine Industries Association of South Florida.

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