rvia-logo5 Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) members will gather at the historic Willard Intercontinental  Hotel in Washington, D.C., for Committee Week 2009, set for June 8-11.

 During the event, the association’s standing committees, executive committee and board of directors will meet to develop strategies and programs for the upcoming fiscal year.  On Wednesday, June 10, RVIA members will visit U.S. senators, representatives and key legislative staff during the association’s annual Capitol Hill Advocacy Day.

The Go RVing Coalition is also scheduled to meet in conjunction with Committee Week on Monday, June 8.

The deadline to make room reservations for Committee Week at the Willard is May 15. 

For more information about Committee Week or to register for the event, contact Doreen Cashion in the Meetings and Shows Division at (703) 620-6003  ext. 324 or [email protected] For more information on RVIA’s Capitol Hill Advocacy Day, contact Jay Landers at (703) 620-6003 ext. 354

A schedule of meetings and events is below.

Monday, June 8

8 a.m. to 12 noon, RVST Industry Education Council

12 moon to 1 p.m., Chairman’s Luncheon

1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Industry Education Committee, Go RVing Committee, Lawyers’ Committee, Market Information Committee.

(Previously scheduled meetings of the Committee on Excellence and the Annual Meeting Committee have been canceled.) 

Tuesday, June 9

8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Public Relations Committee*

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Standards Committee

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., National Show Committee and Public & Legislative Affairs Committee

12 noon to 2 p.m., RVIA Membership Meeting/Luncheon

2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Financial Services Committee

2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Suppliers Committee

4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Membership Committee

*The PR Committee welcomes all Committee Week attendees from 8 am. to 8:30 a.m. for the latest “RVTV” — 30 minutes of the best and most recent coverage of RVs.

Wednesday, June 10

8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Pre-Capitol Hill Briefing

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Advocacy Day Event on Capitol Hill

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Long Range Planning/Executive Committee

Thursday, June 11

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Board of Directors

12 noon to 1 p.m., Board of Directors Working Luncheon