New BWI Officers & Directors Elected for 2021

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New BWI Officers & Directors Elected for 2021
BWI members elected two new and one returning Directors in early 2021. Subsequently, the Board appointed a Director to fill a vacancy and elected three Officers to lead the organization.
New to the Board are Steve Davis and Adam Quandt with Ben Stein returning to a full three-year term. Alan Jones was appointed to fill the one-year vacancy.
Davis is editor-in-chief of Southern Boating magazine, and Quandt is the managing editor and Top 100 program director for Boating Industry. Stein is editor of and electronics editor for, Power & Motoryacht and Passagemaker magazines.
New Officers are:
  • President Brady Kay, Executive Editor of Pontoon & Deck Boat Magazine
  • 1st Vice President Ron Ballanti, freelance writer and president of Strike Zone Communications
  • 2nd Vice President Kim Koditek, Director of Content Marketing for the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA)
Those continuing on the Board are Immediate Past President Charlie Levine, executive editor of Power & Motoryacht magazine; Lenny Rudow, freelance writer, editor and angler-in-chief of FishTalk Magazine; and Alan Jones, freelance writer and frequent contributor to Soundings.
Executive Director duties for BWI are provided by Zuzana Prochazka, a BWI Director since 2005 and President (2010 – 12). She’s also a freelance writer and photographer who contributes to over a dozen boating titles and operator of Zescapes flotilla vacations.