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Maritime Professional Training said Amy Beavers was appointed vice president of the Maritime Education Standards Council.

Beavers is the academic principal and vice president of regulatory compliance at Fort Lauderdale-based Maritime Professional Training.

The council is composed of 30 member schools and companies in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico that are dedicated to providing maritime education to recreational and professional mariners. Maritime Education Standards Council school members have the opportunity to work to maintain and improve the quality of maritime education.

“After being involved in maritime education for over 25 years I couldn’t be more excited and honored to join the board of [Maritime Education Standards Council],” Beavers said in a statement. “This position allows me to blend my knowledge of the marine industry and my passion for maritime education with the great values of [Maritime Education Standards Council] in an effort to ensure the standards of training and certification of mariners and the protection of the marine environment.”

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US Watercraft LLC named Gregg Weatherby vice president of sales and marketing.

"I am pleased to have someone who brings as much professionalism and expertise as Gregg to our organization,” US Watercraft president Randy Borges said in a statement. “Gregg's knowledge of the True North product is incredible, and his enthusiasm for helping to develop TN and our other brands is contagious. We will all benefit from his organizational skills, knowledge and drive. I look forward to getting to the office and working with him every day to build and grow our product line."

Weatherby worked in sales at True North Yachts and later as Northeast business development manager for S2 Yachts’ Pursuit Boats and Tiara brands. He most recently worked at Morris Yachts.

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