RV Industry Association and Go RVing Join Together Outdoors

Oct 27, 2021

The RV Industry Association and Go RVing are pleased to be a part of Together Outdoors, a coalition supported by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable and comprised of businesses and organizations in the outdoor recreation industry committed to justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion (JEDI/DEI) in the outdoors.

Last week the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable announced both the advisory council and governance council members. The advisory council will provide recommendations to the Together Outdoors team on programming and initiatives, in addition to helping facilitate educational sessions and workshops for the coalition. Advisory council members include:

  • Ambreen Tariq, Founder, Brown People Camping
  • Briana Blanchard, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Access Fund
  • Crystal Egli, Co-Founder, Inclusive Journeys
  • Jahmicah Dawes, Owner, Slim Pickins Outfitters
  • Dr. Jose Gonzales, Assistant Professor in Recreation and Tourism, Cal State University-Northridge
  • Lydia Parker, Founder, Hunters of Color
  • Syren Nagakyrie, Founder, Disabled Hikers
  • Yvonne Leow, Founder, Bewilder

Likewise, the governance council will assist ORR with providing direction for Together Outdoors’ mission and values, program design, communications, fundraising, partnerships, and access. Governance council members include:

  • Bob Ratcliffe, Chief of Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Programs, National Park Service
  • Dan West, Director of Public Policy, Rivian
  • Danica Carey, Director of Marketing Operations, Seirus Innovation
  • Dr. Jose Gonzales, Assistant Professor in Recreation and Tourism, Cal State University-Northridge
  • Jil Littlejohn Bostick, Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Winnebago Industries,
  • Kevin Williams, Vice President of Marketing, National Marine Manufacturers Association
  • Mary Mitsos, President and CEO, National Forest Foundation
  • Michal Rosenoer, Government and Community Relations Manager, Hipcamp
  • Mollie Hansen, Chief Marketing Officer, Airstream
  • Renee Jones, Senior Director of Marketing, THOR Industries

You can learn more about Together Outdoors on their website here.

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