TORONTO—May 1, 2017—Sara Anghel, executive director for the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada, was recently elected to the Outdoor Caucus Association of Canada (OCAC) for a two-year term.
The OCAC serves as a liaison between the federal government and industry, advising the Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus (POC) on issues of importance to the hunting, fishing, trapping and sport shooting communities. The OCAC was formed in 2006 and includes Members of Parliament, as well as Senators from all political parties, to represent Canadians who enjoy outdoor heritage activities.
“Sara will be an outstanding representative for boating, fishing and NMMA Canada on the OCAC,” said Tom MacNair, chairman of the NMMA Canada Board of Directors. “Her appointment will help to ensure the recreational boating industry and outdoor heritage activities continue to work together and demonstrate the important economic role they play in Canada.”
“I look forward to the opportunity to serve on the OCAC and represent the interests of boating and fishing to ensure we’re working together to identify opportunities that grow and protect the outdoors for Canadians to enjoy for generations to come while reinforcing the significant value boating and fishing have on the Canadian economy,” said Anghel.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the leading association representing the recreational boating industry in North America. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, please visit www.nmma.ca or www.nmma.org