The National Marine Representatives Association
elected its 2011-12 officers and board members. One new officer and three new
board members are joining the association’s leadership group.
of Waters & David Co., New Orleans, is now president. Kathy Munzinger of
Munzinger & Co., Springfield, Mo., has been elected vice president and Ken
Smaga of ComMar Sales LLC, Land O' Lakes, Fla., is now treasurer. Brandon Flack
of Atlantic Marketing Co., Stonington, Conn., joins the officers as NMRA’s new
secretary. Rick Silverlake of Silverlake West Co., Huntington Beach, Calif.,
finishes his current term as the association’s president and steps into the
past president position.
NMRA board members were elected to serve a three-year term. They are Randy
Dykstra of Great Lakes Marine Marketing, Port Clinton, Ohio; Rob Gueterman of
GSW and Associates, Tampa, Fla. and Paul Perry with JB Dunn Co., Fort Pierce,
They join existing
board members Doug Peterson of The Gartner Group, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Chris
Martorana of Macaroni Marketing, Watsonville, Calif. and Jay Sanders of West Coast
Sales, Vista, Calif. Those whose NMRA board term has now finished include Tom
LaSanta of Anchor Sales & Marketing, Bayou Vista, Texas; Ivan Cross of Merifield
Co., Camano Island, Wash. and W.M. (Pat) Black of W.M. Black & Co.,
founded in 1960 as a national organization serving independent marine sales representatives
and the manufacturers who sell through reps. This professional association
functions as an industry voice, promoting networking and the benefits of
utilizing reps for sales.