The Indiana Manufactured Housing Association – Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council (IMHA-RVIC) announced today (Dec. 21) that effective Jan. 1, Mark Bowersox will assume the duties of executive director of the association.

He succeeds Dennis Harney, who is staying on as director of development.

Bowersox has served as director of recreation vehicles for the association for more than six years. During that time he has successfully operated and managed association promotions including all RV shows and Internet promotions for both the recreation vehicle and manufactured housing sides of the association. In addition he has successfully led the lobbying and governmental efforts at the state legislature on a number of issues important to the industry.

Bowersox earned a bachelors degree from Taylor University with a major in public relations and a concentration in communications. He has postgraduate education in public administration and nonprofit management through both Indiana University and the Indiana Society of Association Executives.

Prior to joining IMHA-RVIC Bowersox worked as an executive director and marketing director with Helm and Associates, an association management firm, and as executive director of the National Appliance Service Association.

IMHA-RVIC President Rich Agan said, “We are fortunate to have such a qualified individual who possesses the skills and talents we need to lead our association into the future. I am particularly pleased that we could promote someone from within our organization who is already familiar with the opportunities and challenges of our industries. I know Mark has the energy, talent and knowledge to lead our association into the future and to the next level”.

The Indiana Manufactured Housing Association – Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council was formed more than 60 years ago and exists to promote, protect and educate the manufactured housing and recreation vehicle industries and the association’s nearly 500 member companies.