RV/MH Hall of Fame Elects 7 New Bd. Members

August 14, 2013 by   - () Comments Off on RV/MH Hall of Fame Elects 7 New Bd. Members

RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind.

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 iare: 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).

*Asterisk indicates members on the board’s executive committee.

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.* retired Recreational Park Trailer Industry Association (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 and Motorhome magazines (RV); Ron Younkin, Greenlawn Companies (MH); Mike Schneider, MAS Associates (RV); Don Magary, Web Site Management/RV News Magazine (RV).

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.”


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