From the Captain’s Chair: View from the Windshield July 26, 2017

As you may know, after conducting a national search and a number of interviews, the MIASF Executive Search Committee has asked me to stay on as the CEO/President and I have accepted. Although many talented candidates were identified, the committee… Read more »

Member Profile: Vicki Abernathy, AERE Marine Group July 26, 2017

Vicki Abernathy was born and raised in Washington, D.C. She attended the University of Maryland, and worked briefly on Capitol Hill. She has considered herself a political junky ever since she was a young girl and went with her father,… Read more »

Volunteer Profile: James Maitland July 26, 2017

Background: I am originally from Annapolis, MD. My love of all things boating began at the age of seven with my father, retired Navy Captain (USNA 64’), on the Severn River in our 19-foot ski boat. I moved to Fort… Read more »

Summer Job Placements July 26, 2017

The MIASF Workforce and Education Committee has worked diligently to strengthen relationships with local high schools and encourage students to consider a career in the marine industry. As part of that ongoing effort, MIASF Director of Development and host of… Read more »

Last Call! Join the Second and Final Phase of the Foreign Trade Zone July 26, 2017

All land and water-based MIASF members are eligible to join the first recreational boating Foreign Trade Zone in the country. To initiate the approval process, send a request on company letterhead to Patience Cohn at using the example below:… Read more »

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