Jonne joined the IYBA staff as Communications Specialist in November 2018. A native of The Netherlands, Jonne earned a B.A. in Sales and Marketing Management with a minor in International Communications at the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht. After graduation, she worked in the communications field until she moved to Fort Lauderdale in July, 2018. Jonne's passion is discovering new places and cultures; she has spent three months traveling in Asia and four months touring South America. She is excited to work at IYBA, get to know the yachting industry and use her experience to help the Association improve communication with the members. And of course, moving to Fort Lauderdale is a great opportunity to explore the U.S.!