Meet The Crew - Boat Dealership Professionals in WA 



  Jennifer and the late Ron Meng (1954-2013) started Islands Marine Center in 1972 out of the trunk of their car. It is still under the same ownership today. In 2004, they started their own boat line, the Ocean Sport Roamer. Today, both Islands Marine Center and Ocean Sport Boats are flourishing businesses.
  Chela (pronounced Chey-la) manages the Service Department. She coordinated and schedules the repair of boats and motors, as well as keeps the department on track. Chela also does the Service Department billing and warranties. She has been with IMC since 1999.
 
  Tim started in 2005 as IMC's Yamaha Technician and in 2013 he became the Sales Manager. Then in June 2017 he became IMC's General Manager.
Lesley is Dave's Assistant. She has worked at IMC since 1999 being the Sales Assistant so she really knows her way around the department.
  Mason recently became Chela's assistant in the very busy service department. He addresses a lot of the billing needs in that department. He first started working at IMC early summer of 2015.
  Diana is IMC's bookkeeper specializing in Accounts Receivable. Contact her with any questions you might have regarding your bill. She has been with IMC since April 1996.

 

Tina works in the front office. She is a great addition to the crew, she helps customers, answers phones, does paperwork and many other office duties. She joined the IMC crew early 2010.

Debbie works part time in the front office as well as housekeeping. She began working at IMC early 2014.
 
  Gary works in the Napa Auto Parts Department. He has been with IMC since 2001.
  Kate works in the Napa Auto Parts Department. She also does most of the ordering for the Ship Store. She has been with IMC since June 2004.
  Matt is the Marine Parts Manager. He recently came to work at IMC in 2014 after moving from the San Francisco Bay area. Whatever the part is he can find it for you!
Ed is IMC's certified Volvo & Mercruiser technician. He recently moved here from San Diego. He has been with IMC since 2012.
Chris started working at IMC in 2010 as a detailer/harbor master, soon after he started he began training as a mechanic. He is now a Yamaha Technician.   
Ryan is one of IMC's Rigging Technicians. He became part of the team in 2013.
  Dave specializes in bottom painting but also does other yard duties. He has been with IMC since 2002.
Bill became part of the IMC team late 2014. He does both bottom painting and detailing. 
  Dustin started as IMC's boat detailer and recently moved up into our rigging department. He has been with IMC since 2004.
  Marcus started as IMC's boat detailer and recently moved up into our rigging department. He has been with IMC since 2004.
  Dave Welker is IMC's Sales Manager.  Dave was raised in boat yards in the Great Lakes, West Coast and Hawaii.  Professional, corporate and charter boat captain for 35 years.  100 Ton Ocean Operator Certificate.
  Kyle joined IMC Nov 2016, he is a technician, he graduated from the Marine Technical School in Anacortes before joining us.
  Brycen joined IMC June 2017 as our Harbor Master and his wife Bre has joined the front office staff.  They are the dock team, she takes the reservations and he docks the boats in the proper place and loves handling the lines. 
  Jonathan joined IMC for the summer 2017, he will be a senior at Lopez High School next year.  He is doing it all, helping in the yard, down at the dock and anywhere he is needed.
  Bruce is our lead Travel Lift Operator. He joined our team in July 2016. Along with getting our boats in and out of the water for repairs, storage and moorage, he and Taylor work together to keep our yard in great working order. He makes moving those huge boats around look easy.
  Taylor is our Assistant Travel Lift Operator. He joined the IMC team in October 2016. Taylor works with Bruce keeping the boats moving in and out of the water and the boat yard. He and Bruce keep our yard operations in smooth working order.
  Shelley is IMC's Office Manager extraordinaire she started at IMC June 2016. She returned to the island after a brief hiatus in Seattle. She originally came to Lopez in 1962 and graduated Lopez High School, raised 2 children here and now has 7 grandchildren. She is very happy to be back.

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