The Southern California Marine Association elected six industry leaders to its 2009 board of directors. They will begin serving three-year terms on July 14.
Incumbent board members winning re-election are Mike Basso Jr., Sun Country Marine; Don Galey, Galey's Marine Supply; J.R. Means III, Bayport Yachts; Vicki Newton, Performance Boats Magazine and Richard Tressler, Essex Credit Corp. Serving on the SCMA board for the first time will be Laura Barry Grillon of West Marine.
"The membership has elected another outstanding and very representative slate of new board members," SCMA executive director Dave Geoffroy said in a statement. "All of these individuals have demonstrated their knowledge and commitment to our industry and will only enhance the effectiveness of our board."
At the July 14 directors meeting, SCMA will nominate and vote for a new president, vice president, secretary and treasurer among the 15-member board.