The RV/MH Hall of Fame recently elected seven new members to its board, according to a press release.
“These new board members will join the existing board members in helping us meet the challenges as we move forward and take the Hall of Fame to new levels of success,” said Chairman Barry Cole.
The new board members include: Dick Jennison, Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) (MH); Joe Stegmayer, Cavco Industries Inc. (MH); Mark Wasson, Bluelinx Corp. (RV, MH); Mick Ferkey, Greeneway RV (RV); Dana Nelsen, RV Pro Magazine (RV); Beverly Gardner, RV Business Magazine (RV); and Raymond Padgett, Blue Ox (RV).
Filling out the Hall’s board are: Barry Cole,* chairman, MH Insurance Services (MH); Darryl Searer,* president/treasurer, RV/MH Hall of Fame/Ultra-Fab Products Inc. (RV); Jay Hesse,* vice chairman, Blue Ox (RV); Ross Kinzler,* secretary, Wisconsin Housing Alliance (MH); Bill Garpow.* past chairman, Retired RPTIA (RV); Bob Fields,* Aridian Technology Co. (RV); B.J. Thompson,* BJ Thompson Associates (RV); Jim Scoular,* Jimsco (MH); Gary LaBella,* Former RVIA vice president and chief marketing officer , retired (RV); John Evans, E & R MH/RV Window Service (RV, MH); Leo Poggione, Craftsman Homes Inc. (MH); Bob Livingston, Trailer Life, Motorhome Magazine (RV); Ron Younkin, Greenlawn Companies (MH); Mike Schneider, MAS Associates (RV); Don Magary, Web Site Management/RV News Magazine (RV). (*asterisk indicates members on the board’s executive committee).
The following members retired from the board having served their terms: Sherman Goldenberg, RV Business Magazine (RV); and Ron Wheeler, Wheeler Advertising (RV).
Searer noted, “It has been a pleasure serving with Sherman Goldenberg and Ron Wheeler. Their guidance and support during the Hall of Fame’s dramatic turnaround over the past year was invaluable and I’ll miss their support and sage advice.”