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The International Superyacht Society recently held its annual Miami board of directors meeting, during which its new board was officially voted in. Based on a member-based voting system, ISS members awarded eight board positions for the next three years.

Elected to the board for the 2020-2023 term are:

  • Erin Ackor, Moore & Company
  • Glen Allen, Fleet Miami
  • Antonio Caviglia, Oceanco
  • Cameron Mitchell, Isle of Man Ship Registry
  • Silvia Nordio, Ferretti Group
  • Rebecca Cahilly Taranto, Superyacht Creative
  • John Venables, Naiad Dynamics
  • Joel Walton, Cayman Islands Shipping Registry

Members of the ISS executive committee, who are elected by the board for one year at a time, with a maximum term of three years, are:

  • President – Glen Allen, Fleet Miami, 
  • Vice president – Erin Ackor, Moore & Company
  • Secretary – Rebecca Cahilly Taranto, Superyacht Creative
  • Treasurer – Melissa Orlick, IsoTropic Networks
  • Board representative – John Venables, Naiad Dynamics
  • Past president – AJ Anderson, Wright Maritime Group

Also on the ISS board of directors are:

2019-2022:

  • Jill Bobrow, Jill Bobrow Associates LLC / AIM Media
  • Christelle Holler, Tahiti Private Expeditions
  • André Jonker, Abeking & Rasmussen
  • Kristen Klein, Northrop & Johnson
  • Abigail McGrath, ACREW
  • Melissa Orlick, IsoTropic Networks
  • Peter Southgate, Southgate Maritime Inc.
  • Rick Thomas, Nautical Structures

2018-2021:

  • Kristina Agustin
  • Marisa Benoit
  • Paolo Bianchi, MDL Marina Di Stabia
  • Darryl Matfin, K4 Mobility
  • Christina Norris, Oversee Yachts
  • Brendan O’Shannassy, KATANA GmbH    
  • Edward Roberts, Grand Banks              
  • Lance Sheppard, ecostore

Board emeritus members are:

  • AJ Anderson, Wright Maritime Group 
  • Andrew Doole, Informa
  • Jim Gilbert
  • Gary Groenewold, Westrac Marinas 
  • Kenneth Hickling, sherpa63
  • Mark Masciarotte, DSG Associates
  • Michael Moore, Moore & Company
  • Bob Saxon, HMY Yachts
  • Norma Trease, Yacht Knowledge

The International Superyacht Society was founded in 1989 and is dedicated to the development of the superyacht industry around the globe. For more information, visit superyachtsociety.org.

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