Three JA Affiliates Form New Association

Two Jewelers of America affiliates, the New Hampshire Jewelers Association and the Vermont Jewelers Association, recently joined forces with a third—the Massachusetts-Rhode Island Jewelers Association—to form the New England Jewelers Association, with a combined membership of 360 members.

Officers in the New England Jewelers Association are Stewart Brandt of H. Brandt Jewelers, Natick, Mass., president; Ephraim Doumato of Ephraim Doumato Jewelers, Greenville and Wakefield, R.I., vice president; Steven Duvarney of Duvarney Jewelers, Clinton and Fitchburg, Mass., secretary; Robert Mullen of Mullen Brothers Jewelers, Swansea, Mass., treasurer.

The association currently has 12 board members; two more from Vermont and two more from New Hampshire will be added this year. For information about joining the New England Jewelers Association, contact executive director Sandy Brown at (800) 794-5141, e-mail:, or contact Jewelers of America at (800) 223-0673.