The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) recently announced that Lee FitzGerald of Venture Out RV Center, Bakersfield, Calif., was named as the new chairman of the RVDA-RVIA technician certification governing board.
FitzGerald is a former member of the RVDA board of directors and currently serves on the RVDA Education Foundation Inc.’s board. 
He succeeds Craig Jensen, division president, Western RV Group for FreedomRoads LLC, who had served as chairman since 2003.
The governing board establishes standards in RV diagnostic and repair procedures through the RVDA-RVIA technician certification program. 
More than 2,500 RV technicians have attained certification status since the program’s inception in 1993.