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Affiliate Presidents Network

The Emerging Leaders Mentor Program

The Emerging Leaders Mentor Program (ELMP) is a discounted registration offered to qualified individuals to attend either of the NCBFAA conferences at a special rate. NCBFAA established this program with the intent of providing mentoring opportunities and developing a future generation of association leadership, as NCBFAA Board of Directors and Officers generally come from the grass-root ranks of our Regular and Affiliated Association members throughout the country. In addition, this program provides the local associations the ability to give motivated individuals an opportunity to network with substantially experienced industry professionals and volunteers at either an NCBFAA Annual Conference (AC) or Government Affairs Conference (GAC) through a discounted registration rate.

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Affiliated Presidents Network Chair

Amy Slavko
D.J. Whelan & Co., Inc.
100 S. Summit St.
Detroit, MI 48209
Phone: (313) 843-0250, ext. 17


 Affiliated Presidents Network Vice Chair

Pat Fosberry
John S. James Co.
6002 Commerce Boulevard, Suite #115
Savannah, GA 31408
Phone: (843) 207-4017


Northern Border Customs Brokers Association
President: Karen Damon,


JFK Airport Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association
President: Thomas Marzano,
New Jersey Foreign Forwarders & Brokers Association
President: Jeanette R. Gioia,  


Baltimore Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association
President: Judy Zambotti-Wall,
Boston Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association
President: Michelle Francis,
Philadelphia Customs Broker Association
President: John Ercolani,  


Atlanta International Forwarders and Brokers Association
President: Tim Vorderstrasse,
Custom Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association of Charleston, S.C. Inc.
President: Silvia Judy,
Customs Brokers and International Freight Forwarders Association of Virginia
President: Ben Nelson, III,
Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, Inc.
President: Jenette Prince, or
Independent Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of Savannah,Inc
President: Kit Johnson,
International Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers Association of Charlotte
President: Penny Perkins,  

Washington Dulles Cargo Association
President: Paul Peterson,



Chicago Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association
President: Jane Sorensen,
Colorado Customs Brokers Association
President: KaitlynFlanigan,

Detroit Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association
President: Monica DeMars,




Columbia River Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association
President: Tina Lyons,
Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of Northern California
President:Sung Wook (John) Lee,
Customs Brokers & International Freight Forwarders Association of Washington
President: Michele Taylor,


International Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans

President: Keith Guidroz, Jr.,
North Texas Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association
President: Paige Stewart Morgan,
Houston Customhouse Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association
President: Lori Mullins,

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Laredo Licensed US Customs Brokers Association, Inc.
Robert Morris, 
Brownsville Licensed Customs Brokers Association 
Martha Davila,
Mid Valley Customs Brokers Association
Robert Vale,
Nogales U.S. Customs Brokers Association
Gloria Spencer,
San Diego Customs Brokers Association
Myrna Aguilar,
West Texas/New Mexico Customs Brokers Association
David Reyes-Arteaga,


Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association 
President: Pat Vangtan,