RVIA Announces Results for Board Elections
Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) members elected nine incumbents, one new member and one past member to board seats in its annual elections, concluded Aug. 24.
According to a press release, the newly elected board members will begin serving their terms on Oct. 1.
Election results include:
• Jay L. Howard, president and CEO of Junction City, Ore.-based motorhome builder Country Coach Inc., was newly elected to the board for a three-year term as a manufacturer representative.
• B.J. Thompson, president of B.J. Thompson Associates, Osceola, Ind., returns as supplier representative for a three-year term. He previously served as a board member from 1997-2006.
• Incumbents re-elected to manufacturer seats for one-year terms were DeWayne Creighton, president of Dynamax Corp., Elkhart, Ind., and Larry Hughes, co-founder of Middlebury, Ind.-based Pilgrim International Inc.
• Incumbents re-elected to manufacturer seats for two-year terms were Paul Eskritt, president, RV Group of Fleetwood Enterprises Inc., Riverside, Calif., and Michael Terlep, president of Coachmen Recreational Vehicle Co., Middlebury.
• Incumbents re-elected to manufacturer seats for three-year terms were Jim Sheldon, special assistant to the chairman for Monaco Coach Corp., Coburg, Ore., and Mark Warmoth, president of Weekend Warrior Trailers Inc., Perris, Calif.
• In the supplier category, incumbent Jack Tierney, president and CEO of Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Thetford Corp., was re-elected for a two-year term.
• Incumbents re-elected to supplier seats for three-year terms were Gregg Fore, president of Dicor Corp., Elkhart, and Stan Sunshine, president and CEO of Atlanta-based Stag-Parkway Inc.