Tag Archives: National Marine Representatives Association

NMRA offers scholarship to student of the maritime trades

Contributing to the future of the marine industry, the National Marine Representatives Association announces it is offering a $3,000 scholarship to an outstanding individual pursuing education and a career in the maritime trades. High school seniors, and college and vocational students are encouraged to apply. "Bringing energetic, talented young people into the marine trades is vital to the collective health ...

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Landings School student wins NMRA scholarship

The National Marine Representatives Association presented its second 2016 scholarship of $1,500 to Lane Peterson. The annual award is given to an outstanding student pursuing education in the marine trades. Peterson is a yacht design and boatbuilding student at The Landings School in Arundel, Maine. Growing up in Arizona, 7,000 feet above sea level, he learned woodworking while making model ...

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NMRA elects new officers

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) has elected its officers and board of directors to govern the organization in 2016–2017. One new officer and two board members join the leadership group. Keith LaMarr of Macaroni Marketing was elected NMRA president and Neal Trombley of Gulf Atlantic Marketing is vice-president. Clayton Smith of Waters & David Co. is the new treasurer ...

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Johnny Thomerson receives 2016 Mel Barr award

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) presented the 2016 Mel Barr award to Johnny Thomerson, national sales manager at Lenco Marine. The award recognizes an individual who has contributed to the improvement of the industry and is named in the memory of marine rep Mel Barr, one of the founders of NMRA and its first president. Jonathan Sweet, editor-in-chief of ...

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NMRA offers scholarships for maritime trades

GURNEE, Ill. – Since 2008, the National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) has contributed to the future of the marine industry with scholarships to individuals pursuing education and a career in the maritime trades. This year, two $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students. High school seniors, college and vocational students can request an application from NMRA online. Schools are encouraged ...

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NMMA, NMRA announce new partnership

The National Marine Manufacturers Association and the National Marine Representatives Association will work together on recreational boating issues under a new agreement. The associations will work together on a number of industry legislative and regulatory issues and programs, including BoatPAC, the American Boating Congress, IBEX and Discover Boating. NMRA will also hold a non-voting seat on NMMA’s Accessory Manufacturer Division ...

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NMRA offers maritime student scholarships

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is again offering its annual scholarships to students pursuing education in the maritime trades. Interested high school seniors, and college and vocational students can request an application from NMRA at info@nmraonline.org. NMRA will award two $500 scholarships to outstanding students seeking careers in marine-related fields. Applications are due on July 1, 2015, and winners ...

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