The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Fri Mar 10, 2017
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association has issued a call for nominations from among the Association's membership to run in this year's Board of Directors election.
This year there are seven open Board positions: four RV Manufacturer representatives, two Supplier representatives and one Park Model RV representative.
Each RVIA manufacturer and supplier member company is afforded a single vote in Association elections, which are scheduled to take place electronically in August. Newly-elected Board members will begin serving their terms on Oct. 1.
The RVIA Board has the highest level of authority in the Association’s organizational structure. It is responsible for Association affairs on a broad policy basis. Additionally, service on the Board is a rare opportunity to help drive the decisions of the Association and will help shape the future of the RV industry, according to a press release by RVIA Chairman Kevin Phillips.
For consideration by the Nominating Committee, please contact RVIA’s Dianne Dunleavy at 571-665-5850 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Nominating Committee is comprised of Chairman Kevin Phillips of Thetford Corp. and members David Carson, Freightliner Custom Chassis; Jack Cole, Lance Camper; and Jim Jacobs, REV Group.)