RFA names new board members

Author:
Updated:
Original:

The Recreational Fishing Alliance executive board of directors recently appointed eight new members.

The new members are: Dean Travis Clarke, executive editor of Marlin Magazine and Sportfishing Magazine; William "Jamie" Wilkinson, senior director of Event Operations at ESPN Outdoors; Phil Keeter, president of the Marine Retailers Association of America; Dick Wood, president of Wood Advertising; Ken Ehlers, Northeast representative for Lamiglas and Wizard Lures; Jim Motsko, White Marlin Open; Joey Prochazka, director of the saltwater division for Z-Man Fishing; and Peter Harper, business solutions manager for GE Capital.

"I'm particularly excited about the newest board members because of their knowledge of saltwater fishing and awareness of the individual fishing communities along our coast," said Jim Hutchinson Jr., managing director of RFA, in a statement.

Click here for the full release.

Related

A Collective Voice Against Tariffs

Organizations in the E.U. and U.S. have issued a statement ahead of next week’s Brussels Summit urging for the termination of retaliatory tariffs.

ABYC Free Webinar Series Returns

The association’s online learning events will continue with “Fuel System Troubleshooting” on June 17.

Getting to Know the Newbies

At last week’s Partners Outdoors symposium, RBFF’s Stephanie Vatalaro shared information that can help the marine industry get to know its new audiences.

Switching to Compostable Bags

Foul-weather gear maker Grundéns will start using eco-packaging that you can cut up and use in the garden.

Brunswick Corp. CEO to Headline Innovation Summit

David Foulkes will speak on implementation at the Sept. 9 summit, organized by Correct Craft.

Navico Hires Americas PR Manager

Navico brings its public-relations duties in-house with the hiring of Kim Rodriquez.

Galeon Expands Dealer Network

The builder looks to British Columbia-based dealer Freedom Marine to grow the brand in western Canada.

No Inventory? Now Is Not The Time to Stop Marketing

The MRAA’s Webinar “Marketing When You Have No Inventory” covered how dealers can build long-term equity with new and returning customers as demand outpaces supply.