Yvonne Pentz Attains Certified Recreational Boating Professional (CRBP) Certification

On February 5, 2024, Yvonne Pentz of the National Safe Boating Council passed the Certified Recreational Boating Professional (CRBP) exam, earning her CRBP certification. The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) is pleased to recognize Yvonne Pentz as one of the recent achievers of the CRBP credential.

Yvonne Pentz, communications director of the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC), boasts nearly 20 years of experience in integrated communications and marketing, with 15 years dedicated to working in recreational boating safety. She focuses on delivering safety information to the boating public in a user-friendly and engaging format. Pentz facilitates grant management and implementation, collaborating with staff, partners, and contractors. Prior to joining the NSBC, she led a communications consultancy in Fort Collins, Colorado, and worked at Paul Werth Associates, a strategic communications firm in Columbus, Ohio.

Pentz is a recipient of Boating Industry’s Top 40 Under 40 and has received recognition for her recreational boating safety work from prestigious organizations such as the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts’ Communicator Awards, Hermes Awards, PR Daily Nonprofit Awards, PRSA’s Bronze Anvil, and Telly Awards.

She graduated from Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Sociology. Pentz currently resides in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio area with her husband and three children.

Join NASBLA in extending congratulations to Yvonne Pentz for earning the designation of Certified Recreational Boating Professional!