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International Superyacht Society names board of directors

The International Superyacht Society named its 2016-19 board of directors and past presidents council.

The International Superyacht Society named its 2016-19 board of directors and past presidents council.

For the current year and based on a member-based democratic voting system, ISS stakeholders have awarded eight board positions for three years for the 2016-19 term.

The board elected the ISS executive committee during its Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show board meeting in November.

The executive committee members are: Derik Wagner, Wagner Consulting, president; Diane M. Byrne, MegayachtNews.com, vice president; Erin Ackor, Moore & Co., treasurer; Norma Trease, Yachting Matters, board representative; and Ken Hickling, Sherpa 63, past president.

The ISS board members are:

2016-2019: three-year term remaining — AJ Anderson, Wright Maritime Group; Jill Bobrow, Jill Bobrow Associates LLC; Michele Flandin, Oceanco; Gary Groenewold, Westrec Marinas; Tim Hamilton, Feadship; Dieter Jaenicke, Viking Recruitment Ltd.; Bill Tripp, Tripp Design; and Will Mathieson, The Superyacht Group

2015-2018: two years of three-year term remaining — Bransom Bean, Fine Focusing; Dorien Bilterijst, Moonen Shipyards; Diane Byrne, MegayachtNews.com; Sylke auf dem Graben, Lürssen; Simon Harvey, N2 People Skills; Matthew Johnson, Muir Engineering Group Pty Ltd.; Michael Moore, Moore & Co.; and John Venables, Naiad Dynamics

2014-2017: one year of three-year term remaining — Erin Ackor, Moore & Co.; Gary DeSanctis, Active Interest Media; Andrew Doole, Show Management; Michele Leung, Marsh; Roberta Sabatini, CRN; JP Shipman, Outermost Harbor Marine; and Derik Wagner, Wagner Consulting.

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