The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) board of directors named the Executive Committee for fiscal year 2018 and welcomed newly elected members to the board during its meeting Sept. 28 in Portland, Ore.

According to RVIA Today Express, all current officers were re-elected to their posts by the board. Bob Parish of Wells Fargo Capital will continue as chairman and will be joined by 1st Vice Chairman Garry Enyart, Cummins Power Generation; 2nd Vice Chairman Matt Miller, Newmar Corp.; Treasurer Kevin Phillips, Thetford Corp.; and Secretary Bob Martin, Thor Industries Inc.

The board also welcomed newly elected members of the board: Mike Rhodes, president and co-owner, Pacific Coachworks Inc. and Scott Mereness, president, Lippert Components Inc.

In other actions at the meeting the board:

▪ Approved a budget of $19 million dollars for fiscal year 2018 that holds membership costs in place while funding essential programs and initiatives to accomplish RVIA’s mission of promoting and protecting the RV industry and its members.

▪ Approved the three-year rolling operational plan that aligns staffing, IT needs, funding, programs and initiatives to accomplish short and long-term strategic goals.

▪ Adopted an amendment to the RVIA bylaws to create a Governance Committee. The chair of the committee will be appointed by the chairman of the board.