Tag Archives: Nicole Vasilaros

NMMA ramps up advocacy efforts after Congressional summer recess

Last week, NMMA and their members held several events and meetings on Capitol Hill and with the administration to highlight the recreational boating industry’s priorities – including trade, the Modern Fish Act, E15, and workforce development. The November midterm elections are just around the corner and NMMA is working diligently to accomplish the industry’s objectives before the end of the ...

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NMMA, Smoker Craft discuss trade with U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Doug Smoker, President of Smoker Craft, and Nicole Vasilaros, NMMA’s Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Legal Affairs, recently met with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to discuss the Administration’s trade policies and their effect on the recreational boating industry. NMMA and their members have been at the forefront of advocating for a resolution in the escalating trade ...

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NMMA’s Vasilaros appointed to NBSAC

For the first time in more than 10 years, the National Marine Manufacturers Association will have representation on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC), with the appointment of Nicole Vasilaros, NMMA’s vice president of Federal and Legal Affairs. Vasilaros’ term runs through Dec. 31, 2019. The council has consistently provided invaluable advice to the Coast Guard on a broad range ...

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Center for Sportfishing Policy names new government relations leader

The Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP), the nation’s leading advocate for saltwater recreational anglers, is pleased to announce Nicole Vasilaros as the new chairwoman of its Government Relations Committee – a CSP committee made up of recreational fishing and boating stakeholders focused on improving federal marine fisheries management policies. Vasilaros, vice president of federal and legal affairs for the National ...

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