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DEMA Introduces 2020 Board of Directors

Monday, February 3, 2020   (0 Comments)
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The results of DEMA's 2020-2022 Board of Directors Election are in! Members of DEMA's 2020 Board of Directors include the following individuals:

Chuck Fultz, Innovative Scuba*
Jenna Meistrell, Body Glove

A2-Diver Certification and Training Agencies
Tom Leaird, SEI Scuba*
Kristin Valette-Wirth, PADI

A3-Dive Publishing, Media, Consulting and Non-Retail Service Providers
William Cline, Cline Group Advertising*
Jerry Beaty, Dive Training and Dive Center Business Magazines

Bill Cole, Sea Experience*
Patrick Hammer, Dive Right In Scuba

A5-Travel & Resorts
Steve Weaver, Dream Weaver Travel*
Tim Webb, Caradonna Dive Adventures

*Elected in 2020

In accordance with the DEMA Bylaws, Directors serve three-year terms. Additional information on DEMA's Board of Directors and Bylaws is available on  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 2020 by 1/13/20 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!

DEMA, The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association | US Toll Free: (800) 862-3483 | Ph: (858) 616-6408 | Fx: (858) 616-6495 |