The Standards Steering Committee is responsible for all matters relating to RV safety. It acts on proposals for standards, regulations and recommended practices submitted by its technical Subcommittees; oversees the development and continuous updating of those standards adopted by the RVIA Board of Directors and enforced as a condition of membership in the association; and acts as the Enforcement Board in accordance with the RVIA By-Laws

Chairman Organization Title
Jack Cole Lance Camper Mfg. Corp. President
Member Organization Title
Brent Chapman LaSalle Bristol Product Manager
Brent Diver Dave Carter & Associates Corporate Office Sales Manager
Byron Chartier Lippert Components, Inc. Vice President of Quality
Craig Cox Newmar Corporation Code and Compliance Manager
Craig Floyd Industrial Finishes & Systems General Manager - RV/OEM
Dale Jordal Winnebago Industries, Inc. Product Safety Administrator
David Mihalick Thor Industries, Inc. Sr. Director Vehicle Safety & Regulatory Compliance
Doug Pettifor Arterra Distribution Electrical Application Engineer
Eric Klein Norcold, A Thetford Company Director of Engineering
Frank Randolph API, Inc. (American Pacific Industries) Director Sales Engineering
Gary Motley Motley RV, Inc. Owner/Partner
Jeff Christner Grand Design RV (Plant #9) Compliance Manager
Joe Kleinknight Keystone RV Company QA Tech Manager
Ken Elwell Alde Corp. President
Leo Akins Forest River Inc. Director Of Q. A., Codes & Standards and PDI
Leslie Woodward Fairview Fittings & Mfg. Inc. President
Mark Goth Carefree of Colorado Vice President of Engineering
Nicholas Rini Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation Director, Engineering
Patrick McConnell Dometic Corporation Director Product Safety, Compliance, and Engineering Services
Ryan Hyer Testing Engineers International, Inc. Listing Compliance Engineer
Steve Wright Progressive Dynamics, Inc. VP Engineering
Terry Current Jayco Inc. Codes & Standards Director
Staff Liaison Organization Title
Bruce Hopkins RV Industry Association - Elkhart Vice President Standards & Education
Informational Organization Title
Arthur Klee Suburban Manufacturing Co. Subsidiary of Airxcel, Inc. President
Bryan Harris Spartan Motors, Inc. Chief Engineer - Product Assurance
Howard Stratton Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. VP Of Operations
Mark Howlett Truma Corp. Senior Vice President Business Development
Randy Hunter Lance Camper Mfg. Corp. Engineering Product Development Mgr.
Thomas Ryan D & R Agency, Inc. President
Tim Schlabach Thor Industries, Inc. Manager of Vehicle Safety & Regulatory Compliance
Walter Cannon RV Safety & Education Foundation Executive Director