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ABYC elects officers, board members

Perko vice president of sales and marketing George Bellwoar was elected to serve a second term as chairman of the American Boat and Yacht Council.

Bellwoar has more than 30 years of marine OEM and aftermarket industry experience, encompassing the recreational, commercial and military segments. In addition to his service to ABYC, he previously served as chairman of the board of the National Marine Manufacturers Association and sat on numerous trade committees.

Also elected to second terms were Jack Hornor as vice chairman, Steve Herb as treasurer and Dave Marlow as tech board chairman. In addition, Bob Johnson and John Greviskis were elected as new directors on the ABYC board.

“I'm honored to serve ABYC members for another term,” Bellwoar said in a statement. “ABYC's mission is to improve boating safety, which helps preserve a pastime loved by millions and a livelihood enjoyed by many. This effort is worthy of the support of everyone working in this industry.”

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