ARVC Committees

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

  • Peter Brown, OHC*, Chair

    Peter Brown, OHC*

    Chair

    Lone Oak Campsites

  • Bert Davis, OHC*

    Bert Davis, OHC*

    Vice Chair

    Committee Co-Chair

    Dells Camping Resorts

  • Al Johnson, OHE*

    Al Johnson, OHE*

    Past Chairman

    Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA

  • Eileen Vaughan, OHM, OHP

    Eileen Vaughan, OHM, OHP

    Second Vice Chair

    Mountain Vista Campground

  • Patty Claney, OHC*

    Patty Claney, OHC*

    Secretary

    Big Creek RV Park

  • Heather Blankenship, OHM

    Heather Blankenship, OHM

    ARVC Young Professionals Committee Representative

    Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Pigeon Forge Gatlinburg

  • Paul Bambei

    Paul Bambei

    Staff Liaison

    ARVC 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

    Michael Hobby, CPO, OHC

    Committee Chair

    Moon Landing RV Park & Marina

  • Patty Claney, OHC*

    Patty Claney, OHC*

    Secretary

    Big Creek RV Park

  • Charles Amian, CPO, OHC*

    Charles Amian, CPO, OHC*

    Treasurer

    Pismo Coast Village RV Resort

  • Robert Rolle, OHC

    Robert Rolle, OHC

    Rolle's Lynda Vista RV Park

  • Cyndy Zbierski

    Cyndy Zbierski

    ARVC Foundation Representative

    Committee Co-Chair

    ARVC Foundation Chairman Northeast Campground Assn.

  • Krystine Harris

    Krystine Harris

    Staff Liaison

    Sr. Director of Finance

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.
  • Al Johnson, OHE*

    Al Johnson, OHE*

    Past Chairman

    Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA

  • Eileen Vaughan, OHM, OHP

    Eileen Vaughan, OHM, OHP

    Second Vice Chair

    Mountain Vista Campground

  • Ed Miller

    Ed Miller

    Committee Co-Chair

    Rush No More RV Park, Resort, Cabins & Campgrounds

  • Heather Blankenship, OHM

    Heather Blankenship, OHM

    ARVC Young Professionals Committee Representative

    Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Pigeon Forge Gatlinburg

  • Jeff Sims, CPO, OHC

    Jeff Sims, CPO, OHC

    Staff Liaison

    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*

    Bert Davis, OHC*

    Vice Chair

    Committee Co-Chair

    Dells Camping Resorts

  • Thomas Sparrow, OHC

    Thomas Sparrow, OHC

    Auburn RV Park at Leisure Time Campground

  • Mike Beckelhymer

    Mike Beckelhymer

    Business Forum Representative

    Roberts Resorts

  • Kathy Dyer

    Kathy Dyer

    Partnering State Representative

    Maine Campground Owners Assn.

  • Joe Moore, CPO, OHE

    Joe Moore, CPO, OHE

    Supplier Council Representative

    Committee Chair

    Moore's Campground Consulting

  • David Basler

    David Basler

    Staff Liaison

    Vice President, Membership and Marketing

Operations and Education 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.
  • Michele Gustine

    Michele Gustine

    Committee Co-Chair

    Nelson's Family Campground, Wolf’s Den Family Campground

  • Brian Saunders, OHM

    Brian Saunders, OHM

    Pinewood Lodge Campground

  • Judy LaPorta, CPO, OHC

    Judy LaPorta, CPO, OHC

    Little Oaks Campground

  • Jim Button, OHE

    Jim Button, OHE

    Committee Chair

    Evergreen Campsites & Resorts Inc.

  • Steve Cross, CPO, OHE

    Steve Cross, CPO, OHE

    Cross Creek Camping Resort