Marine Industry Cares Foundation (MICF), a non-profit charitable organization that raises awareness and funds for children’s and family charities, has announced it's 2012 Board of Directors and the appointment of an Executive Director to help lead the group.
Joining the following founding directors of MICF Mole Telfer of Rob Price Services, David Reed of The Triton, Sabrina Farmer of IMA Yachts and Peter Hult of MHG Insurance Brokers are several other South Florida business and community leaders:
Bradley Briggs – MTN Satellite Communications
Peter Brooke – Blue Interactive Agency
Jerry Hamilton – Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel LLP
Lisa Morley – Maritime Professional Training
Gregory Oram – ClubCorp / Tower Club
Lisa Scott-Founds – Winterfest, Inc.
Karen Short – S3GC
Louise Steynberg – MHG Insurance Brokers
Appointed as Executive Director of MICF is Gordon Connell. He previously was Director of Association Services for Marine Industries Association of South Florida, currently also works with Houck Anderson P.A. and has established Connell Communications, an association management, public relations and marketing firm.
Mole Telfer, Chairman of MICF said, “We’re extremely pleased to have such a strong group of accomplished business and community leaders on the Board and at the helm of Marine Industry Cares Foundation.” He added, “We are still young as an organization, but through our Spin-A-Thon we have had tremendous support from the marine industry and local business community and we’ve managed to raise over $200,000 for Kids In Distress. With our new Board I know we will build on the past success!”