November 21, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
YMBL ELECTS PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE YEAR 2013Harvey Zernial was elected President of the Young Men’s Business League at the annual YMBL Election meeting held November 1, 2012 in the Exhibition Hall at Ford Park and will be installed into office at the organizations first Board of Directors Meeting January 24, 2013.
Zernial is employed with H.E.B as store General Manager. He and his family reside in Lumberton. Harvey has been an active member of the YMBL and has held multiple leadership positions with the organization since joining in 1993. He is in his eighth term on the YMBL Board of Directors. His commitment and dedication to the organization will be a tremendous asset as the YMBL begins its 96th year of service to Southeast Texas.
The YMBL was founded in 1917 with Ed Paggi serving as its first President. As he prepares himself to lead the group into its 96th year, Zernial says, “My expectation is to continue to involve the YMBL membership and resources in meeting community needs.”
Also elected, and will serve as officers, were Jessie Gonzales, First Vice-President; Steve Lyle, Second Vice-President; Wayne Stokely, Third Vice-President; and Bill Collins, Treasurer. Mark McAdams the 2012 President will automatically return to the board.Re-elected to the Board of Directors in addition to the officers were , Scott Droddy, Rudy Garcia, Jay Johnson, Mitch Macon and Greg Wall.
New board members elected for 2013 were: Darrell Berwick, Joel Ford, Chuck Kiker, David Knight, Simon Lightfoot, Mitch McCurley, Larry Price, Larry Vickery, Gary Wells and Scott Wilson. The new officers and directors offically assume their duties January 1, 2013.