Board of Directors Election

Announcing the 2017 NAUI Board of Directors Election Candidates

The Elections Committee announces the official candidate list for the 2017 NAUI Board of Directors election:

Barry Moore, NAUI 6790
Gary Kulisek, NAUI 11023
Keith Wrisley, NAUI 42234
Jan-Willem van Gelder, NAUI 45653
Michael Feld, NAUI 50134

These five candidates will be listed on the ballot for this year’s election. Eligible voting members may also vote for write-in candidates.

The Board has three positions to be filled for four-year terms in the 2017 NAUI Board of Directors election.

Each candidate’s bio-sketch and position statement are published and can be found by clicking the links associated with each candidate name listed above. This information will also be on the ballot.

Each candidate has the option to send two email messages to NAUI members during the election cycle. A third-party email service has been contracted to send these emails. If you prefer to not receive these candidate communications, you may stop receiving candidate emails by using the UNSUBSCRIBE link provided by the third-party email service. (Note, Members who “opt out” from candidate emails will still receive member announcements from NAUI Headquarters.)

Opinions contained in any candidate email are those of the candidate. The National Association of Underwater Instructors and NAUI Services Group do not provide or endorse the opinions in any campaign statements made by and distributed by any candidate via mail, email, web sites, social media, or in person.


Study candidate information, acquaint yourself with the candidates and their positions, and vote for your 3 choices. Voting instructions will be provided to eligible voting Members in September. Voting begins Monday, October 2, 2017, at 9 AM EDT. Voting ends Monday, November 6, 2017, at 5 PM EST. Paper ballots are available upon request and, completed paper ballots must be received by 5 PM EST on Monday, November 6, 2017, to be counted in this election.

Your opportunity to vote represents a right and responsibility unique to NAUI members. Please take the time to inform yourself of each candidate then cast your vote. Your vote is extremely important.

The newly elected Directors will take office in January 2018.

Please direct any questions via email to or by mail to Elections Coordinator, NAUI Worldwide, 9030 Camden Field Parkway, Riverview, FL 33578 or by fax to +1 (813) 628-8253.