Marine Trades Association of Maryland elects new board

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The Marine Trades Association of Maryland announced its board of directors. The elections were held late last year.

John Norton of Annapolis Harbor Boat Yard was confirmed for the second of a two-year term as president. “It has been a great experience working with this devoted group of volunteer board members,” Norton said in a statement. “I look forward to our continued work together promoting Maryland’s marine industry and its professional and boating interests.”

New members elected to three-year terms are:

  • Heather Grierson, dockmaster, Rod N Reel Resort
  • Sheila Jones, show manager, Annapolis Boat Shows
  • Rob Sola, Diversified Marine Services


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