The Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association (PRVCA) announced the results of its 2021 officer and board member elections during its virtual annual meeting on Tuesday, November 16.
Greg Starr, Starr’s Trailer Sales, was appointed to serve as vice chairman to fill the term of Bill D’Andrea, who resigned in August. The term runs until October 31, 2022. Nick Boyer, Boyer RV, Erie, Pennsylvania, was elected to serve a two-year term as secretary. Ed Flick, retired, Fulton Bank, was re-elected as treasurer.
The newly elected board members are Ryan Reich, Susquehanna RV, Selinsgrove; Hadden Smith, Campers Inn RV, Philadelphia; and Jason Vaughn, Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA), East Stroudsburg. They were elected to a two-year term on the board of directors.
Ryan Reich of Susquehanna RV is a rolling stock director. He started his career in the RV industry in 2004 as a salesperson for Grumbine’s RV Center of Harrisburg. He was promoted to finance manager and then to sales manager. In 2010, he moved to Susquehanna RV in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania to become the finance manager. He has more than 16 years of RV industry experience. He and his wife have been married for 28 years, and he has a granddaughter.
Hadden Smith, Campers Inn RV, serves as a rolling stock director. He started in the RV business at his family’s RV dealership, Media Camping Center, at age 12, when he sold his first trailer. Growing up in the family-owned business allowed him to work in all areas of the dealership. Several years ago, he sold his interest in the business and is now the general manager of Campers Inn of Philadelphia. He served as the vice president of the former Southeast Pennsylvania RV Dealers Association (SEPARVDA), as a member of the PRVCA Show Committee for several years, and participated in other RV trade and manufacturer groups. He and his wife Janice have been married 47 years and raised four children, who have gone on to their own successful careers.
Jason Vaughn is an at-large director. He is a second-generation owner/operator, along with his family, of Mountain Vista Campground in East Stroudsburg, PA since 1981. He graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a master’s degree in Business Management and Leadership and undergraduate degrees in Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management and Accounting. He served on the Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA) board of directors for 17 years, including four years as president. Upon completing his tenure as president of PCOA, he became assistant executive director, and executive director of the association in 2020.
Michael T. Keller, Keller Marine and RV, who previously served as an at-large director was elected as the supplier director. Other board members re-elected to their board positions, include Steve Beyeler, Forest River RV, manufacturer director; Brad Bryant, Bryant’s RV Showcase, rolling stock director, and Ryan Eash, Jayco, at-large director. John Roba, JR Products, was appointed as an honorary board member.
The PRVCA board of directors works with the staff to establish and execute the association’s goals and mission throughout the year.
The election was held by mail-in ballot and the results were independently tabulated by Scott J. Christ, CPA, partner of Trout CPA, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
The PRVCA Annual Meeting can be viewed on the YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/ve6TS_mUJTA.