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MMA Announces New Leadership Team

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Marine Marketers of America last week announced in a statement the election of new officers and the appointment of four new board members.

Courtney Chalmers, vice president of marketing for Boats Group, will continue as president of the association. Abbey Heimensen, vice president of marketing for Marine Max, was elected as vice president.

MMA also announced that Brian Chandler, founder and CEO of Commonwealth Public Relations; Shelby Kirby, vice president of marketing at Brunswick; Dana Koman, marketing manager at TACO Marine and Stephanie Vatalaro, senior vice president of marketing and communications for the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation were appointed as new board members who will serve three-year terms.

“It is an honor to bring on new officers and board members to MMA this year,” Chalmers said in the statement. “It is a sign of our growth and continued dedication to the unique needs of our industry that allows us to chart the course ahead. This new team will continue to bring our organization into the future.” 

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