Spartan Motors Inc., a supplier of motorhome chassis for the RV and adjacent markets, today (April 10) announced that Thomas R. Clevinger has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.

Additionally, Spartan announced that incumbent directors Richard R. Current and James C. Orchard are both retiring and would be stepping down from the company’s board of directors following the annual meeting of shareholders on May 23.

According to a release, Clevinger brings his expertise in the global commercial vehicle business through his 30-year career, which includes Navistar Inc. and PACCAR Inc. Most recently, Clevinger was a senior vice president/managing director at Navistar, where he managed all lines of business outside of the U.S. and Canada, accounting for in excess of $1 billion in annual revenue. At PACCAR, Clevinger was responsible for the parts operations in North America and Europe, which is an area of focus for Spartan.

Clevinger was also appointed to the board’s audit committee.

“We are excited to welcome Tom to Spartan’s board of directors,” stated James Sharman, chairman of the board. “We are confident that his significant career experience with two major commercial vehicle manufacturers will benefit Spartan as we continue on our growth path. We look forward to his contribution to our Board, particularly as we look to continuously grow and improve our parts and service offerings.”

Clevinger holds a bachelor’s in Business and a master’s in leadership and organizational development from the City University of Seattle.