The RV Industry Association (RVIA) board of directors had three vacant seats to fulfill and appointed new leadership to these positions during their meeting on March 12 in conjunction to RVX in Salt Lake City, UT.

New appointees include:

• Ryan Elias, vice president and general manager for Triple E Recreational Vehicles/Leisure Travel Vans, was appointed to a vacant Manufacturer seat.

• Jason Falk, vice president of mergers and acquisitions for Lippert Components, was approved to fulfill the term of the At Large seat previously held by Scott Merenes.

• Joe Kicos, co-founder and managing director of sales and marketing at Liberty Outdoors, was approved to fulfill the term of the Manufacturer seat. previously held by Chris Baum.

“We are pleased to welcome Ryan, Jason and Joe to the Board of Directors,” said RV Industry Association Chairman of the Board Garry Enyart. “These three bring a wealth of RV industry expertise and wisdom to the group. The association will benefit greatly from their participation and input.”

The Board of Directors is the highest level of authority in the association’s overall organizational structure and is responsible for setting and overseeing strategy and policy related to critical topics such as standards, marketing, government affairs, trade shows, events, industry education and association finances.

The Board is next scheduled to meet on Thursday, June 6, at the upcoming RV Industry Association’s RVs Move America Week, set for June 1-6 in Washington DC. This is a signature event for the association, bringing the RV industry together to nurture ideas and collectively build a strategic roadmap to navigate the direction of industry goals and objectives, interact with industry colleagues, set the course for the industry’s future, and visit with leaders on Capitol Hill.