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The U.S. Superyacht Association has elected its new board for 2013-2014.

John J. Mann III, owner of Bluewater Books and Charts, continues as chairman. He is joined on the Executive Committee by Kristina Hebert, COO of Ward’s Marine Electric, as vice chairman; Corey Ranslem of International Maritime Security Associates as advocacy co-chair; Tim Davey of ISS GMT as immediate past chairman; Peter Schrappen of the Northwest Marine Trade Association as advocacy co-chair; Bert Fowles of IGY Marinas as marketing Chairman; Mark Cline of Cline Financial Group as treasurer; and Jim Perry of the law firm Perry & Neblett as general counsel.



Regional board members, who are elected for a one-year term, include Ami Ira of Crew Unlimited / C.U. Yacht Charters (southeast region), Jay Dayton of Avon Dixon Agency (mid-Atlantic region), John Clayman of Seaton Yachts (northeast region), Jim Ruffolo of Burger Boat Company (Great Lakes region), Rick Gladych of Omni Risk Insurance (northwest region), Kate Pearson of Shelter Island Marina (southwest region), and Billy Smith of Trinity Yachts (Gulf Coast).



The new at-large board members (elected for a two-year term) include Eli Dana of Newport Shipyard, Megan Deinas of the Port of Seattle, Tripp Nelson of Alexseal, Christina Norris of Oversee Yachts, and Derik Wagner of MTN.

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