MIASF adds two new board members

Marine Industries Association of South Florida president Danielle Butler announced the election of two new members to the 13-member board.
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Marine Industries Association of South Florida president Danielle Butler announced the election of two new members to the 13-member board.

Walter B. Duke III

Walter B. Duke III

Walter B. Duke III of Walter Duke + Partners and Gail Ellis of Land ‘n’ Sea Distributing, Inc., were elected by the membership to serve a two-year term.

Gail Ellis

Gail Ellis

“Walter’s public service as a former commissioner and mayor of Dania Beach and Gail’s 30-plus years in marine sales add a high level of experience to an already dynamic board of directors,” Butler said in a statement. “We are pleased to welcome them aboard and look forward to another great year promoting and protecting the marine industry and its 136,000 jobs and $11.5 billion economic impact to the South Florida region.”

Also, re-elected for another term are Bert Fowles of IGY Marinas, Dean Du Toit of National Marine Suppliers, and Larry Acheson of TowBoatUS Ft. Lauderdale.

The 2016-2017 MIASF executive officers and board of directors:

  • President, Danielle Butler of Luxury Law Group
  • Vice President, David Reed of The Triton
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Jim Naugle of Jim Naugle & Co.
  • Immediate past president, Kristy Hebert of Ward’s Marine Electric
  • Larry Acheson of TowBoatUS Ft. Lauderdale
  • James Brewer of Derecktor Shipyards
  • Dean Du Toit of National Marine Suppliers
  • Walter B. Duke III of Walter Duke + Partners
  • Gail Ellis of Land ‘n’ Sea Distributing
  • Paul Engle of Bradford Marine
  • Bert Fowles of IGY Marinas
  • Jimmie Harrison of Frank & Jimmie’s Propeller Shop
  • John Terrill of Lauderdale Marine Center

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