Texas-based advertising executive Ron Wheeler has been named chairman of the national Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) Convention Expo Committee.
Wheeler, principal of Wheeler Advertising, Arlington, Tex., will head the group of volunteers who will work with RVDA staff to stage the annual Con/Expo gathering, which features the RV Learning Center. It is scheduled for next Sept. 21-24, at the Rio All-Suite Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The RVDA Education Foundation golf tournament to benefit the RV Learning Center will be held on Sept. 20.
RVDA Chairman Marty Shea of Madison RV Center, Huntsville, Ala., selected Wheeler to head the volunteer effort because of his long history of service to RV dealers, RVDA, and the convention.
In addition to serving on the Con/Expo Committee, Wheeler is a popular workshop presenter and he has helped organize the Education Foundation’s annual charity golf tournament, serving as chairman for eight years.
In 1999, Wheeler was honored with RVDA’s Chairman’s Service Award for his outstanding contribution to the association and its members.
“Ron has continually demonstrated his commitment to RVDA and its mission,” Shea said. “He’s a hardworking, respected leader in the industry who will do a terrific job as Convention/Expo chairman.”