NMMA announced now that Nicole Vasilaros, NMMA’s Senior Vice President, Government and Legal Affairs, is relocating on from the Affiliation just after accepting the job of Vice President, Advocacy and Govt Relations at the Business Roundtable. Vasilaros will remain onboard at NMMA by April 23 and subsequent the 2021 American Boating Congress (April 21-22) to be certain a smooth transition. 

Vasilaros began at NMMA in 2011, climbing as a result of the ranks from Condition Government Relations Manager to Senior Vice President of Governing administration and Authorized Affairs, overseeing the industry’s advocacy perform at the federal, condition, and worldwide levels of authorities.

“Nicole has produced a large effects at NMMA and leaves a long lasting legacy with plenty of contributions to the security and growth of the recreational boating business. We are grateful for her time at NMMA, and we know she will excel at the Business enterprise Roundtable,” said Frank Hugelmeyer, NMMA president. “With a potent basis in location, our experienced team will keep on NMMA’s proactive advocacy perform at every degree of govt, making certain the ongoing growth and prosperity of the recreational boating field.”

In the course of her time at NMMA, Vasilaros advanced and improved the Association’s advocacy endeavours, spearheading a multi-faceted solution that bundled robust lobbying, stakeholder engagement, political fundraising, communications and coalition building. Her successes incorporate counseling members on COVID-19 response, aiding to move the most important recreation legislation in a decade—the Modern day Fish Act, overseeing 150% advancement of the industry’s BoatPAC, handling the industry’s reaction to executive branch actions on intercontinental trade, and foremost the industry’s existence at Democratic and Republican Countrywide Conventions.

In addition, Vasilaros has had an integral job in the development and advancement of the Outside Recreation Roundtable into the leading small business coalition for the out of doors neighborhood.

Prior to signing up for NMMA, Vasilaros labored on Capitol Hill for two Florida customers of Congress, dealing with wellness treatment, training, and judiciary problems.

With the departure of Vasilaros, NMMA is forming a search committee to discover her substitution. Electronic mail inquiries can be despatched to rgallery@nmma.org.