President of NMMA Canada Named Darlene Briggs Marine Industry Woman of the Year

Sara Anghel, president of NMMA Canada, was honored with the Darlene Briggs Marine Industry Woman of the Year Award. The award was presented to Anghel by the 2018 award recipient, Angela Pilkington, on December 10, as part of the Marine Retailers Association of America‘s (MRAA) Dealer Week Awards Luncheon in Tampa, Florida.

The Darlene Briggs Marine Industry Woman of the Year Award is named after the late Darlene Briggs of Wayzata, Minnesota, who was admired for her tireless dedication to the marine industry. MRAA and Boating Industry magazine together present the award to honor her memory. It is offered annually to an outstanding woman who is actively involved in the marine industry at any level. It recognizes long and devoted service, untiring commitment, and the advancement of women in the marine business. The recipient receives an award and a check for $500 to be used for her professional development.

Anghel started her career in the marine industry in 2008 as the president of NMMA Canada. Since then, she has been a tireless advocate for the boating industry with the Canadian government, serving manufacturers and dealers in Canada, as well as manufacturers in the U.S. who need assistance in Canada.