The Heating Technical Subcommittee is responsible for all matters having to do with RV propane/LP gas tanks, valves, piping and systems in general and RV heating systems and equipment in particular.

Chair Organization Title
Joe Kleinknight Keystone RV QA Tech Manager
Member Organization Title
Anthony Mikes Winnebago Industries, Inc. Product Safety - Codes and Standards
Doug Mirth LaSalle Bristol Vice President
Greg Mitchell ECI Fuel Systems Vice President
Jeff Christner Grand Design RV (Building #6) Director, Corporate Compliance
John Torchick Suburban Manufacturing Co. Division of Airxcel, Inc. Product Engineer
Leo Akins Forest River, Inc. General Manager of Codes & Standards & Regulatory
Mark Howlett Truma Chief Operating Officer
Michael Mohr Dave Carter & Associates, Inc. Indiana Division Indiana Sales Manager
Nader Kiarostami International Thermal Research Ltd., ITR CEO
Robert Panaro Cavagna North America, Inc. Engineer
Ryan Hyer Testing Engineers International, Inc. Listing Compliance Engineer
Ryan Yewchuk Fairview Fittings & Mfg. Inc. Branch Manager
Terry Current Jayco Inc. Codes & Standards Director
Tim Schlabach THOR Industries, Inc. Manager of Vehicle Safety & Regulatory Compliance
Vincent Hanning Alliance RV Quality Technical Manager
Staff Liaison Organization Title
Bryan Ritchie RV Industry Association - HQ Vice President, Standards
Curt Richardson RV Industry Association - HQ Director of Inspection Services
Informational Organization Title
Bill Diel M.B. Sturgis Inc. President
Byron Chartier Ranger Distribution Inc. Product Manager
Charles Briggs Alliance RV Quality Manager
David Mihalick THOR Industries, Inc. Vice President Vehicle Safety & Regulatory Compliance
Jasen Gentis Airstream Electrical Engineering Manager
Jonathan Brock Keystone RV Company Director of R & D
Ken Elwell Elwell Corporation President
Kevin Fletcher Dometic Corporation Director of Product Testing, Regulatory & Compliance
Mitchell Blankenship Dutchmen RV Process Code Auditor
Nick Dunning Truma Business DEV. Manager
Rodney Newcomer Newmar Corporation Codes & Compliance
Stephen Kauffman Grand Design Recreational Vehicles Corporate Compliance Manager
Todd Lozier THOR Industries Dir. Advanced Product Technology
William Barber National Quality Products LLC Sales/Acct Manager
Staff Counsel Organization Title
Robert Schmitt RV Industry Association - HQ Vice President and General Counsel