** Deadline to Petition for a Write-In Candidate is 10/13/22**
The candidates for the 2023-2025 DEMA Board of Directors are:
Category A1 – Manufacturers, Distributors and Affiliated Field/Sales Representatives
- Patrick Danko, Garmin
- Tom Phillipp, XS Scuba
Category A2 – Diver Certification and Training Agencies, and Affiliated Field/Sales Representative:
- Derik Crotts, PSS Worldwide
- Tom Leaird, Scuba Educators International
Category A3 – Dive Publishing, Media, Dive Industry Consulting, Associations & Non-Retail Service Providers:
- William Cline, Cline Group Advertising, Inc.
Category A4 – Retail Distribution of Diving Goods & Services:
- Bill Cole, Sea Experience
- Jeffrey Cinciripino, Scuba Shack Diving Services, LLC
Category A5 – Dive Travel Provider or Resort:
- Steve Weaver, Dream Weaver Travel
DEMA Members interested in running in the 2023-2025 Board election can still be included on the ballot by becoming write in candidates. For further details and deadline information interested Members should complete the Board Election Write In Nominee Request.
NOTE: Write-in candidates and those petitioning for them must be current 2022 DEMA Members AND must be renewed for 2023 by the date of record for the election.
For membership information please contact [email protected] or (858) 616-6408. In accordance with the DEMA Bylaws, Directors serve three-year terms. More information on DEMA’s Board of Directors and Bylaws is available on DEMA.org.