ARVC Committees

Members of the Board and/or suitable candidates from the membership at large, representing various geographic areas and industry segments, carry on the work of ARVC by serving as chairpersons and/or members of committees. ARVC committees include: Executive, Governance, Membership and Marketing, Operations and Public Affairs. Only committee members appointed by the Chairman may vote on matters before the Committee.

ARVC committees work to:

  • Establish goals, objectives and priorities for programs under the committee’s jurisdiction.
  • Recommend necessary policies to assure proper implementation of the functions under the committee’s purview and allocate resources to assure that the functions are properly funded.
  • Evaluate results, outcomes and delivery of the programs with the committee’s jurisdiction.

 

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Executive Committee

Al Johnson, OHE, Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA

Chairman
Al Johnson, OHE
Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA

Tim Deputy, OHM, Myrtle Beach Travel Park

Past Chairman
Tim Deputy, OHM
Myrtle Beach Travel Park

Todd Southwick, OHC, Kokatosi Campground

Treasurer
Todd Southwick, OHC
Kokatosi Campground

Bert Davis, OHC, Dells Camping Resort

Second Vice Chair
Bert Davis, OHC
Dells Camping Resort

Patty  Claney, OHC, Big Creek RV Park

Secretary
Patty Claney, OHC
Big Creek RV Park

Paul Bambei, President/CEO

Staff Liaison
Paul Bambei
President/CEO

Governance Committee

  • Ensures adherence to all current Policies and Bylaws and reviewing all proposed additions, amendments and elections.
  • Assists in nominations and elections of Board and Officers and monitors the appointment, procedures and compliance for other groups and councils.
  • Provides notification to the Chairman of any failure on the part of such groups or councils to follow prevailing Bylaws.
Michael Hobby, CPO, OHC, Moon Landing RV Park & Marina

Committee Chair
Michael Hobby, CPO, OHC
Moon Landing RV Park & Marina

Patty Claney, OHC, Big Creek RV Park

Vice Chair
Patty Claney, OHC
Big Creek RV Park

Cyndy Zbierski, Northeast Campground Assn.

 
Cyndy Zbierski
Northeast Campground Assn.

Robert Rolle, OHC, Rolle’s Lynda Vista RV Park

 
Robert Rolle, OHC
Rolle’s Lynda Vista RV Park

Paula Horwitz, Executive Director of Education and Events

Staff Liaison
Paula Horwitz
Executive Director of Education and Events

Public Affairs Committee

  • Recommends necessary and appropriate actions to be taken by ARVC to assure that the interests of the Membership at large, and those of the RV park and campground industry, are properly represented and protected.
  • Provides oversight of activities and outcomes from various federal, state and local legislative, regulatory and executive agency activities.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate standards and codes the affect the construction, development and operations of RV parks and campgrounds.
David L. Berg, Red Apple Campground

Committee Chair
David L. Berg
Red Apple Campground

Mari Garland, OHM, Junction West RV Park

Vice Chair
Mari Garland, OHM
Junction West RV Park

Steven Cross, CPO, OHC, Cross Creek Camping Resort

 
Steven Cross, CPO, OHC
Cross Creek Camping Resort

Thomas Sparrow, OHC, Auburn RV Park at Leisure Time Campground

 
Thomas Sparrow, OHC
Auburn RV Park at Leisure Time Campground

Eileen Vaughan, OHM, Mountain Vista Campground

 
Eileen Vaughan, OHM
Mountain Vista Campground

Jeff Sims, Sr. Director of State Relations and Program Advocacy

Staff Liaison
Jeff Sims
Sr. Director of State Relations and Program Advocacy

Membership and Marketing Committee

  • Membership recruitment and services programs and statistical data analysis and reporting.
  • The conduct of the national conference and expo and any other meetings provided for the benefit for the Membership at large and conducted by the association.
  • Implementation of an awards program, recognizing excellence in service and/or operations for state associations and the Membership at large.
Bert Davis, OHC, Red Apple Campground

Committee Chair
Bert Davis, OHC
Red Apple Campground

Joe Moore, CPO, OHC, Moore's Campground Consulting

Vice Chair
Joe Moore, CPO, OHC
Moore's Campground Consulting

Judy LaPorta, CPO, OHC, Little Oaks Campground

 
Judy LaPorta, CPO, OHC
Little Oaks Campground

Kathy Dyer, Maine Campground Owners Assn.

 
Kathy Dyer
Maine Campground Owners Assn.

David Basler, Vice President, Membership and Marketing

Staff Liaison
David Basler
Vice President, Membership and Marketing

Operations Committee

  • Policies relating to the review and evaluation of campground best practices that can be of benefit to members in each ARVC Voting Area or the general membership.
  • Initially aid in the creation and development of Area Networking Groups.
  • Work closely with Area Representatives to facilitate the exchange of communications with ARVC members
  • Oversee those best practices that may be shared with other members
Peter Brown, OHC, Lone Oak Campsites

Committee Chair
Peter Brown, OHC
Lone Oak Campsites

Mike Beckelhymer, Highway West Vacations

Vice Chair
Mike Beckelhymer
Highway West Vacations

Todd Southwick, OHC, Kokatosi Campground

 
Todd Southwick, OHC
Kokatosi Campground

Charles Amian, OHC, Pismo Beach Village RV Resort

 
Charles Amian, OHC
Pismo Beach Village RV Resort

Tim Deputy, Myrtle Beach Travel Park

 
Tim Deputy
Myrtle Beach Travel Park

Paul Bambei, President and CEO

Staff Liaison
Paul Bambei
President and CEO