AMI 2020

Feb 4, 2020

The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) elected its 2020 officers and directors at its annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC) held January 14-16, 2020, in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Chris Petty of Suntex Waterfront Management was appointed chair; John Swick, CMM, of Safe Harbor Marinas was appointed vice chair; Rick Chapman, CMM, of Port of Sunnyside Club, Inc. was appointed treasurer; and Kevin Thompson of Bellingham Marine was appointed secretary.  

AMI welcomes three new members elected to the 2020 board of directors for a three-year term – Kathy Haley, CMM, of Miami Dade Parks and Recreation; Ted Schiafone, CMM, of City of Oceanside; and Odai Sirri of Waterfront Suites & Marina. Meanwhile it also bids farewell to Brad Gross, CMM; Ronald Souza, CMM; and Michael Short, CMM.  

The new board members will join the existing board, which includes: Austin Cameron of VIP Marina, LLC; Ray Fernandez, CMM, of Bridge Marina; John Chiazza of Aon Risk Solutions; Giuseppe Alvarado of Shilshole Bay Marina; Enza Montano of Chicago Harbors – Westrec; Marieke van Peer, CMM, of Seahaven Superyacht Marina; Chris Dolan of Marina Electrical Equipment; Steve Linton, CMM, of Pikes Bay Marina; Bill Young of Morningstar Properties; and Joe Riley, CMM, of Riley Marine Group.  

AMI is a nonprofit membership organization that provides management training, education and information on research, legislation and environmental issues affecting the marina industry. For more information about AMI, please visit

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