The appointment was made at RVIA’s March 12 meeting and fill one of three vacant seats on the board. Elias will sit in the formerly vacant “Manufacturer” seat.
Two other vacant seats for leadership positions were filled at the meeting as well.
Jason Falk, vice president of mergers and acquisitions at Lippert Components will fulfill the term of the “At Large” seat, a position previously held by Scott Merenes and Joe Kicos, co-founder and managing director of sales and marketing at Liberty Outdoors will fulfill the term in the “Manufacturer seat,” previously held by Chris Baum.
“We are pleased to welcome Ryan, Jason and Joe to the Board of Directors,” said RV Industry Association Chairman of the Board Garry Enyart. “These three bring a wealth of RV industry expertise and wisdom to the group. The association will benefit greatly from their participation and input.”
RVIA’s board of directors is the highest level of authority in the organization. The board is responsible for overseeing strategy and policy related to marketing, governmental affairs, trade shows, events, industry education and association finances.
The next meeting of RVIA’s board is scheduled for Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Washington DC.