RVIA Board Elections to Run Through Aug. 25
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) board elections will continue through Aug. 25 with official representatives from the association’s member companies voting electronically to select seven representatives from a field of 15 candidates.
Seven candidates are in the running for five manufacturer seats with three-year terms. They are: Derald Bontrager; president, Jayco Inc.; Glenn Cushman, chairman and CEO, Carriage Inc.; Doug Gaeddert, general manager, Forest River Inc.; Bob Olson, chairman, Winnebago Industries Inc.; William Osborne, vice president, custom products, Navistar Inc.; Lyle Reed, executive director and chairman, Foretravel Motorcoach; and, Brad Williams, president and CEO, MVP RV.
Two supplier seats, both with three-year terms, are in contention this year. The eight candidates are Jonathan Corn, president, business development and sales, RV-ID Inc.; Craig Floyd, national sales manager, Technology Research Corp.; Matt Grierson, general manager, Foremost Transport; John Regan, chairman, Fabric Services; David Snitgen, vice president, recreation and specialty, Spartan Motors Inc.; Martin Street, president and CEO, Stag-Parkway Inc.; Edwin Thor, vice president, RV services, Coach-Net; and Doug Whyte, president, Dometic Corp.
The RVIA board holds the highest level of authority in the association’s organizational structure. Those elected will begin their terms on Oct. 1.