2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

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RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Candidates for RVIA Board Election Announced

Tue Aug 13, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

156276601652306.pngThe RV Industry Association announces the roster of candidates for open seats on its Board of Directors in an election that begins Sept. 3.

The 22 candidates running for election to seven seats in the 2020-2022 term of RVIA’s Board of Directors is a record, the association says.

Election instructions will be emailed on Sept. 3, the first day of the voting period, by RVIA to official reps at member companies. Voting closes Sept. 29, RVIA says.

Elections are to fill board positions in the following categories:
• Three supplier representatives
• Two manufacturer representatives
• One park model manufacturer representative
• One at-large representative

RVIA’s Board of Directors is “the highest level of authority in the association's overall organizational structure,” the association says. It is responsible for “setting and overseeing strategy and policy for critical topics such as standards, marketing, government affairs, trade shows, industry education and association finances.”

Election winners will be announced in October. Winning candidates are expected to attend the next RVIA board meeting for transition and orientation training on Nov. 12. The meeting takes place during the RV Dealers Association's Convention and Expo in Las Vegas.

Member companies are allowed one vote per company. Official company reps must cast their votes by 5:00 p.m. ET, on Sunday, Sept. 29.

A full list of board candidates is available here.