GULFPORT Ė The board of the nonprofit 501c6 Gulfport Merchants Association has announced the composition of its board of directors for the 2014-15 term.
Lori Rosso will serve as president of the board, following several years of leadership by the previous board president Mike McCue, manager of Domain Home Accessories & Gallery. Rosso also previously served for several years as president of the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce and remains on the board of the chamber as its vice president. She is the owner and innkeeper of Sea Breeze Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn and is active in a number of local and national tourism organizations.
McCue will stay on as a member of the GMA board. Other board officers for the coming term are Owen Pach of Industrial Arts Center of Gulfport, vice president; Biff Lagan of Gulfport Beach Bazaar, treasurer; and Marsha Warner of Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market, secretary. Other board members will be Daniel Hodge, freelance writer and promotions; Suzanne King, SIK Promotions; Michael Knettel, Domain Home Accessories & Gallery; Scott Linde, Mangia Gourmet; Larry Musfelt, Beach Haus; and Richard Radovic, Gecko Ball coordinator.