NMRA chooses new officers, board members

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The National Marine Representatives Association announced its 2008-2009 officers and board members during the association’s annual meeting at the recent Marine Aftermarket Accessories Trade Show in mid-July in Las Vegas.

The new president of the organization is Tim Luehmann of SM Osgood Co. in Eden Prairie, Minn. Norm MacLeod of ComMar Sales, Tiverton, R.I., steps into the position of past president.

Jeff Gueterman of GSW & Associates in Apex, N.C., assumes the role of vice president, and Rick Silverlake of Silverlake West Co. in Huntington Beach, Calif., now serves as treasurer. Chris Kelly of Waters & David Co. in New Orleans joins the officers as secretary after serving on the NMRA board of directors.

Three new board members were elected and one appointed to serve a three-year term of the eight-seat NMRA board of directors. They are Tom LaSanta of Anchor Sales and Marketing, Bayou Vista, Texas; Scott White of Charles A. Perry & Co., Lexington, S.C.; Ivan Cross of Merifield Co., Camano Island, Wash.; and W.M. (Pat) Black of W.M. Black & Co., Mentor-On-The-Lake, Ohio.

They join existing board members Brandon Flack of Atlantic Marketing, Stonington, Conn.; Mike Bugeski of JB Dunn Co., Lexington, S.C.; Kathy Munzinger of Munzinger & Co., Springfield, Mo.; and Joe Miller of William F. Miller & Associates, in Nashville, Tenn.

Outgoing board members include Charles A. Perry, III of Charles A. Perry & Co. in Jacksonville, Fla.; Dave Burgess of L.F. Burgess & Associates, Lynden, Ontario; and Bill Wickes of Wickes Marine, Tiverton, R.I.

This article originally appeared in the October 2008 issue.

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