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National Marine Manufacturers Association News

AMI Recognizes Dammrich Ahead of Retirement

Association of Marina Industries (AMI) recognized Thom Dammrich at the opening ceremony of the International Marina and Boatyard Conference (IMBC) for his nearly 20 years of service to the recreational boating industry. On September 30, 2019 Dammrich will retire as president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). He was recognized for unifying the industry and to elevate the status or marinas and boating facilities within the broader industry.Jim Frye, AMI's president emeritus and IMBC's MC thanked Thom by noting, "his contribution to marinas, our association and the

Craig Scholten (Photo: ABYC)

Scholten Joins ABYC as Technical Vice President

Boat Holdings, LLC, where he most recently served as production engineering/product compliance manager. In this role, he provided the global product compliance and certification of Four Winns, Glastron, Scarab, Wellcraft boats and trailers. His additional industry credentials include: National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Standards Compliance Specialist; Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) Product Compliance Manager; Genmar Director of Product Compliance; ABYC Master Technician and ABYC Technical Board Chairman.    “I have worked with Craig for over 14 years. Never has someone

NMMA President Helps Kick Off NMRA Scholarship Fund

A friendly competition during the National Marine Representatives Association's (NMRA) yearly Rep Night at IBEX benefitted students in the marine trades. Past NMRA president Rick Silverlake and National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) president Thom Dammrich challenged each other with $100 contributions to the NMRA scholarship fund. NMRA has given up to $4,500 in years past to outstanding students pursuing industry careers. Silverlake has since secured $300 more in pledges for the 2016 scholarship fund, which now stands at $1,500. He plans additional, lighthearted challenges at NMRA Rep

More Coverage Expected from New Federal Regs

that support the legislation are American Boat Builders & Repairers Association, Florida Yacht Brokers Association, and U.S. Superyacht Association. Additional support comes from LIG Marine Managers (St. Petersburg, Fla.), Marine Trades Association of Maryland (Annapolis, Md.), National Marine Manufacturers Association (Chicago), Northwest Marine Trade Association (Seattle), and Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (Bristol, R.I.). In 2009, Congress passed Section 803 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) that expanded the exception for the recreational repair industry from

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