RVDA President Mike Molino (left) congratulates Marty Shea.

RVDA President Mike Molino (left) congratulates Marty Shea.

Marty Shea of Madison RV Center in Madison, Ala., received the James B. Summers (JBS) Award on Thursday (Oct. 8) during the RVDA Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo featuring the RV Learning Center in Las Vegas, NV.

Shea is a past chairman of the RVDA board of directors, and during his tenure he used RVDA’s critical issues to open a dialog to promote better understanding among industry leaders, according to an RVDA release. He continues to work to better the industry as the co-chairman of the Go RVing Committee on Excellence.

“Marty’s broad experience and exceptional understanding has been evident since he started his volunteer leadership career with RVDA,” said RVDA President Mike Molino, who presented the award. “He worked tirelessly to improve everyone’s understanding of how the industry works and what each of us can do to make it better.”

The JBS Award recognizes individuals who make a consistent and outstanding contribution to the association and its members. RVDA’s board of directors selects the award recipient based on nominations made by the association’s membership.