**The HOF Induction Dinner has been postponed until December 3**
The RV/MH Hall of Fame’s Annual Induction Dinner celebrating the Class of 2020, will occur on Monday, August 3, 2020 at the Northern Indiana Event Center in Elkhart, Ind. The event recognizes individuals from the industry who have left an impressionable mark throughout their profession.
The 2020 RV/MH Hall of Fame Class who will join the 407 current members of the Hall of Fame, include:
RV Retail Finance, South Dakota
Garth W. Cane
RV Service Technician; Professor, Cobourg, ON, Canada
RV manufacturer, Indiana
RV Dealer, Ohio
Manufactured Housing Inductees
Steven P. Adler
Manufactured Home Community Owner/Operator, Florida
Manufactured Home Communities, Indiana (Deceased)
Association Executive, Virginia
Manufactured Housing Resources, Delaware
Manufactured Home Community Owner/Operator
To be eligible for the Hall of Fame, nominees must be, or have been, an active participant in any segment of the RV or manufactured housing industries for a minimum of 25 years. Consideration is given to the nominee’s overall contributions to the good of the industry, including positions held, accomplishments and innovations on the job as well as volunteer work both inside and outside the industry.
The RV Industry Association would like to congratulate all 2020 Inductees with a special recognition for Dave Schutz and Mark Beecher.
Dave Schutz has been an invaluable volunteer leader for the RV Industry Association and was the recipient of the Association’s Special Award in 2016 for his extraordinary contributions to the industry’s overall success. Schutz was a member of the Board of Directors from 2013-2020 and chaired the Market Information Committee from 2009 – 2019. He also chaired the Awards Committee, Nominating Committee, and Public and Legislative Affairs Committee, and was a member of Trade Show and Events Committee, the China Committee, the Membership Committee and the RVDA/RVIA Certification Governing Board. In this extensive service, he helped strengthen and further the association’s mission to promote and protect the RV industry.
Mark Beecher was the recipient of the RV Industry Association National Service Award in 2013 for his outstanding contributions to the industry. Beecher was a member of the Association’s Financial Services Committee for more than 25 years, playing an instrumental role in broadening and strengthening the ties between the RV industry and the financial service community. He also worked to help staff create and implement programs to attract finance and insurance products to the industry, understanding that the RV market’s long-term health depends on having a variety of financial service companies involved in the industry.
For more details on the 2020 Induction Dinner or to make reservations for the event click here.