Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association (PRVCA) announced the election of two new officers and the re-election of seven board members during its virtual annual meeting on Tuesday, (Nov. 17), according to PRVCA officials.
Tim Umstead, TruMark Dealer Services, Spring City, Pa., will serve as chairman of the board for a two-year term. Umstead has more than 20 years of experience in the RV industry. He is a co-founder of Trumark Dealer Services and has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. His service to the association spans many years. He previously served as chairman, vice-chairman, secretary, finance director, legislative committee chairman and show committee member.
Bill D’Andrea, Family Camping Outlet, Stowe, Pa., is the newly elected vice-chairman of the PRVCA board of directors. D’Andrea and his family have owned and operated Family Camping Outlet since 1980. He serves as general manager of the dealership and has earned numerous certificates, including Master Certified Technician. He previously served as a rolling stock director.
Association members re-elected three rolling stock directors. They are Nick Boyer, Boyer’s RV, Erie, Pa.; Stephanie Reeder, Lerch RV, Milroy, Pa.; and Brad Rhone, Rhone’s RV, Cogan Station, Pa. In addition, Beverly Gruber, Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association, was re-elected as Campground Director; Nick Palm, Tiffin Motorhomes, was re-elected as Senior Manufacturer Director; Rocky Riley, Athens Park Model/Champion Homes; as Park Model RV Manufacturer Director; and Dan Saltzgiver, Camping World of Hanover, as At-Large Director.
Other members of the PRVCA board of directors are: Mike Bradley, DSC Financial Services, secretary; Ed Flick, retired, Fulton Bank, treasurer; Greg Starr, Starr’s Trailer Sales, past chairman; Steve Fretz, Fretz RV, show chairman; Brad Bryant, Bryant’s RV Showcase, rolling stock director; Steve Beyeler, Forest River, manufacturer director; Ryan Eash, at-large director; Mike T. Keller, Keller Marine and RV, at-large director; Richard Hart, Richard Hart Insurance Group, insurance director; and John Roba, JR Products, supplier director.
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.