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DEMA Introduces 2015 Board of Directors

Monday, February 2, 2015   (2 Comments)
Posted by: Rachelle Reimers
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DEMA Introduces 2015 Board of Directors

The results of DEMA's 2015 Board of Directors Election are in! Members of DEMA's 2015 Board of Directors include the following individuals:

Scott Daley, Body Glove International
Mike Hollis, American Underwater Products*

A2-Diver Certification and Training Agencies
Tom Leaird, Scuba Educators/PDIC International
Kristin Valette, PADI*

A3-Dive Publishing, Media, Consulting and Non-Retail Service Providers
William Cline, Cline Group Advertising, Inc.*
Dan Orr, Dan Orr Consulting*

Darcy Kieran, Divers Direct*
Werner Kurn, Ocean Enterprises, Inc.

A5-Travel & Resorts
Stuart Cove, Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas
Tim Webb, Caradonna Dive Adventures*

*New/Re-elected members

In accordance with the DEMA Bylaws, Directors serve three-year terms. Additional information on DEMA's Board of Directors and Bylaws is available online.  The election was conducted by CPA firm, Gray, Proctor & McMannis, based in Newport Beach, CA. All A-category DEMA members who had joined or renewed their DEMA Membership for 2015 by 1/9/15 were eligible to vote in this election. The final vote count is available for DEMA Members who are logged into the Members-Only Dashboard of

Congratulations to all of DEMA's Directors!  In the coming weeks, the Board will meet to conduct officer elections, form committees and select individuals to chair them.  Contact us at toll free (800) 862-DIVE (3483), (858) 616-6408 or if you have any questions or are interested in serving on one of the DEMA Board committees. Additional Committee information can be found online here. Thank you for your continued support!


Aquis Strategic Marketing says...
Posted Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Looking forward to fresh thinking and a great 2015... and beyond!
Pechter Photo says...
Posted Tuesday, February 3, 2015
absolutely fantastic group for our Board of Directors. We are so lucky they have offered to serve and are now part of this prestigious, hard working group. Thank you all for taking on these responsibilities. CONGRATULATIONS to all. Alese Pechter

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