The American Boatbuilders & Repairers Association (ABBRA) presents 2024 Board of Directors


Feb 27, 2024

The American Boatbuilders & Repairers Association (ABBRA), welcomed two new members at its Annual Conference in Ft. Lauderdale to its 2024 board of directors: Nicole Jacques, Rhumbline Communications and Seth McGonical, Saunders Yachtworks.
All directors are elected through the association’s standard election process. A nominating committee submits candidate names to association members, who then vote anonymously on the names put forward. All board members serve for three years.
The new ABBRA directors will join president of the board, Chad Morse of Ashbreez Boatworks. Re-elected to the executive committee were Tim Shields, Hinckley Yachts; and Tricia Bennett, Bennett Brothers Yachts. The executive team joins the returning board members, which includes Bill Munger, Conanicut Marine Services; Jessica Parker, Parker’s Boat Yard; Gerard (Jerry) McDonough, Marinevest; John Hall Jr, Frank Hall Boatyard; Andy Tyska, Bristol Marine and Ron Gift, Safe Harbor Marinas.

The ABBRA board said farewell and extended its thanks and gratitude to Peter Sabo for his tenure as Treasurer and his 22 years of service to the organization. 
About American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA)
Founded in 1943, ABBRA is a national marine trade organization that represents, is dedicated to, and seeks to strengthen and encourage professionalism in the boat building, marine service, and boat repair industry.

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