Lesley Warrick and Ronald Perkins of Seafarers’ House Elected to NAMMA Board

Seafarers’ House team will serve as Vice President and Treasurer for NAMMA


OCTOBER 7, 2014 —Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Seafarers’ House is proud to announce that two of its team members have been elected to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the North American Maritime Ministry Association (NAMMA).  Lesley Warrick, Executive Director of Seafarers’ House, will serve as Vice President and Rev Ronald Perkins, Port Chaplain of Seafarers’ House, will serve as Treasurer.   


Founded in 1932 as the National Group of Seamen’s Agencies NAMMA is an ecumenical Christian organization comprised of 150 member chaplains and 41 major maritime ministry organizations located across North America.  It provides support and assistance to port chaplains and communities at ports throughout Canada and the United States, as well as maritime mission training services.


Lesley Warrick has been an active member of the NAMMA Board in varying capacities since 2010.  In her work with NAMMA, Warrick strives to improve services and opportunity for mariners and maritime ministry organizations.  Warrick has been with Seafarers’ House since 2004. Rev Ronald Perkins of Seafarers’ House has also been elected to the Board as Treasurer. He has been a port chaplain at Seafarers’ House since 2010, serving the Port Everglades maritime community full-time .


Approximately 90% of global goods are moved around the world on ships.  The maritime industry is a strong economic force throughout the world, moving the people, products and raw materials that serve as economic engines for global trade.  Mariners often spend long periods of time away from family and their communities.  Seafarers’ House and  its NAMMA sister agencies, provide mariners with a home away from home when they reach port, providing access to local ground transport,  communications options, Internet, money remittance services, electronics and sundries as well as counseling and ministry support.


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