New Association Management Team

New Association Management Team

American Boat Builders and Repairers Association (ABBRA) Board of Directors announces it has contracted with Mark Amaral and his team at Lighthouse Consulting Group to be our new association management team, effective March 2021. Their reputation for professional association management within the marine industry is well known.

As we enter this partnership with Lighthouse, look for:

  • Increased communication about ABBRA initiatives, member activities, etc.
  • A revamped website;
  • The 2021 annual conference and annual meeting;
  • A consumer satisfaction survey so we get input from you, our members;
  • Multiple min-surveys to assist in providing a snapshot of the challenges, successes, needs of those in our industry;
  • Continuation of our continuing education opportunities such as the Marine Service Manager and Step-Up to Supervisor programs, IBEX, etc.;
  • Continuation of the ABBRAgard Insurance Program administered by Starkweather and Shepley.

You can reach the management team by emailing [email protected] or calling 401-236-2466. Our new mailing address is: 50 Water Street, Warren, RI 02885.

About American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA)

Founded in 1943, ABBRA is a national marine trade organization that represents, is dedicated to, and seeks to strengthen and encourage professionalism in the boat building, marine service, and boat repair industry.