Tag: Jeff Strong

Jeff Strong, MRAA Board Chair, Testifies on Capitol Hill

• Testimony Highlights Benefits of MAPOceans Act and H.R. 8704 for Marine Retailers, Emphasizes Concerns Over Right Whale Vessel Speed Rule WASHINGTON, D.C, June 27, 2024 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announces that Jeff Strong, MRAA Board Chair and President of Strong’s Marine, testified before Congress on Capitol Hill regarding the MAPOceans […]

MRAA Represents Voice of Dealers at American Boating Congress

Last week the recreational boating industry, including the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA), visited Washington, D.C., for the annual American Boating Congress (ABC) hosted by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). MRAA staff, certified dealers and members of the MRAA board of directors met with lawmakers to discuss the contributions of the marine […]

MRAA, Outdoor Recreation Leaders Back Bill to Bolster Rural Communities, Outdoor Recreation Economy

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 13 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) and leading outdoor recreation organizations are backing Senator Michael Bennet and Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury’s newly-introduced Rural Outdoor Investment (ROI) Act. This bill provides much-needed support for rural communities seeking to build and plan for recreation economies. If passed, the ROI Act’s funding is […]

MRAA Announces 2023 Board of Directors, New Chair

MINEAPOLIS – The Marine Retailers Association of the America has announced a new roster of board members, as well as a new Chair of the board. Jeff Strong, President of Strong’s Marine in New York, has been named the Chair of the MRAA Board of Directors. Strong has owned Strong’s Marine since 1992, growing the […]