ARVC Committees

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.

Interested in getting involved with ARVC at the national level? Contact Paula Horwitz at phorwitz@arvc.org or 303-681-0401 x120 for more information.

Executive Committee

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

Past Chair
Tim Deputy
Myrtle Beach Travel Park

First Vice Chair
Peter Brown, OHC
Lone Oak Campsites

Treasurer
Todd Southwick, OHC
Kokatosi Campground

Second Vice Chair
Bert Davis, OHC
Dells Camping Resort

Secretary
Patty Claney, OHC
Big Creek RV Park

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.

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

Vice Chair
Patty Claney, OHC
Big Creek RV Park


Cyndy Zbierski
Northeast Campground Assn.


Robert Rolle, OHC
Rolle’s Lynda Vista RV Park

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.

Committee Chair
David L. Berg
Red Apple Campground

Vice Chair
Mari Garland, OHM
Junction West RV Park


Steven Cross, CPO, OHC
Cross Creek Camping Resort


Thomas Sparrow, OHC
Auburn RV Park at Leisure Time Campground


Eileen Vaughan, OHM
Mountain Vista Campground

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.

Committee Chair
Bert Davis, OHC
Dells Camping Resort

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


Judy LaPorta, CPO, OHC
Little Oaks Campground


Kathy Dyer
Maine Campground Owners Assn.

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

Committee Chair
Peter Brown, OHC
Lone Oak Campsites

Vice Chair
Mike Beckelhymer
Highway West Vacations


Todd Southwick, OHC
Kokatosi Campground


Charles Amian, OHC
Pismo Beach Village RV Resort


Tim Deputy
Myrtle Beach Travel Park

Staff Liaison
Paul Bambei
President and CEO