DEMA’s 2019 Board of Directors will meet on August 15th and 16th in San Diego, CA. The Board will focus on discussing ways the Association can continue to bring businesses together to grow the diving industry worldwide. Topics for discussion will include DEMA Show; proposed 2020 programs; how DEMA can serve the needs of its members and the industry; and more.
Day one of the Board meeting will begin with the Board approving reports from past and completed activities as part of the “consent agenda.” For August, the consent agenda will include:
DEMA 2019 Dashboard
Q2 Financial Summary and Manufacturer’s Fund Report
Go Dive Now Update
DEMA Show 2019 Update
Public Policy Report
Diving Community Champions Award Update
Board Seat Nominations and Election Update
PMI: Purchasing Managers Index
Following approval of the consent agenda, the Board will discuss matters on the regular agenda including the 2019 and 2020 DEMA Shows, proposed programs for 2020, and other relevant topics. Day one will conclude with the Board covering any consent agenda items that require further discussion.
Day two will provide the Board Members with a review of DEMA’s annual financial audit as well as time to discuss a budget for the 2020 programs approved during the previous day. The Board of Directors Meeting will conclude on the afternoon of Friday, August 16th after any new business has been addressed. More information on DEMA’s Board of Directors and Bylaws is available on the DEMA website. Complete minutes from past Board of Directors Meetings are available to current DEMA Members from the Member Dashboard of www.dema.org. The next Board of Directors Meeting will be held on November 11th in Orlando, FL