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MBIA holds 2017 board elections

The Michigan Boating Industries Association recently elected four directors.

The Michigan Boating Industries Association recently elected four directors.

Amy Crouchman, of Toledo Beach Marina in LaSalle, and Patti Smith, of Silver Spray Sports in Fenton, were re-elected as statewide directors.

Jim Coburn, of Coburn & Associates in Macomb, was elected as an at-large statewide director and Tom Ervin, of Walstrom Marine in Harbor Springs, was elected northern regional director. All will serve three-year terms.

Officers reappointed for 2017 are: Tom Haag, of Colony Marine in St. Clair Shores, chairman; Mike Apling, of Devil’s Lake Watersports in Manitou Beach, vice chairman; and Tom Den Herder, of Yacht Basin Marina in Holland, as secretary/treasurer.

Other directors who will continue to serve in 2016 are Andy MacLachlan, of South River Yacht Sales; Jim Adams, of Freeway Sports Center; Torre Miller, of Diesel Fuel Doctor; and Warren Wolf, of Wolf’s Marine.

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