William J. (Bill) Roman, manager of the Edgartown Yacht Club, was recently named club manager of the year by the New England Club Managers Association. Mr. Roman was honored at a meeting of the club in Fitchburg on Oct. 21 at the club’s 99th annual meeting.

The professional award is given annually to a member of the association, which has more than 240 members and is a chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, with nearly 6,000 members. Mr. Roman has been the manager at the Edgartown Yacht Club since 1989. He joined the club managers association the following year. He served as a director for four years and has been association secretary since 2011. He lives in West Tisbury with his wife Selena.