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Smith Glendinning Brown Ponedel Merrigan D’Offay man, CEO, The Catamaran Compa- ny will join the 2017 IYBA Board of

Directors. At the same time, the 2016

IYBA Broker of the Year Award was presented to Kevin Merrigan, CEO of

Northrop & Johnson. The 2016 IYBA

Charter Broker of the Year Award was presented to Daphne D’Offay, Ocean

Independence Senior Charter Manager.

NMMA Honors BRP’s Lapointe

The National Marine Manufacturers

Association (NMMA) in Canada an- nounced that it has inducted Denys

Lapointe, executive vice-president of

BRP’s Design & Innovation Center, into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Lapointe’s career achievements and contribution to the recreational boating industry were recognized during the NMMA Cana- dian Recreational Boating Industry Ses- sion in January. The NMMA Hall of

Fame is the Association’s highest honor.

ISMA Elects 2017

Leadership Team,

Awards Scholarships

At the International Ship Masters’ Asso- ciation (ISMA) 127th annual conven- tion, a new leadership team was named.

Elected as Grand President was Capt.

Lee Barnhill of Alpena, tug captain for

Durocher Marine. Also elected were

Grand 1st Vice President Capt. Harold

Dusseau, Grand 2nd Vice President

Capt. Mark Mather, and Secretary-

Treasurer Capt. Brian Eickel. ISMA of- fers annual scholarships to persons pre- paring for careers as of

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