Mandy Leazenby appointed president of TRA Certification


ELKHART, Ind. – TRA Certification has appointed Mandy Leazenby as its new president. She will assume responsibilities immediately and will succeed Thomas Arnold, TRA founder. Arnold will remain as chairman and CEO.

Leazenby has been part of the TRA Certification team for almost 10 years. During this time, she has green certified almost 300,000 recreational vehicles across the U.S and Canada to a green building standard tailored to RVs, park models and tiny homes. Leazenby is also active in the residential housing market, completing green building and energy efficiency compliance and testing for homes and multi-family buildings.

“Mandy has certainly earned the right to be our president through her dedication to the goals and principles of TRA,” said Arnold. “Her focus on the environment through our green RV programs and our new home testing activities has been in strong support of our mission.”

“I am honored and humbled by this new role and am excited to continue working with the best builders and RV manufacturers and help to lead the industries into the next generations of green & energy certifications,” says Leazenby.

Leazenby has extensive experience in the RV and residential housing industries, with a specialization in energy and sustainability. She held positions at Jayco, Cavco Park Homes & Cabins and WSBT Fox 28 before finding her role at TRA. She serves as a board member with the Builders Association of Elkhart County and Elkhart Rotary and volunteers as a court appointed special advocate (CASA).

TRA Certification is a sister company to T.R. Arnold & Associates which was founded in 1967 by, CEO Thomas Arnold. TRA is an internationally accredited third-party offering ISO certifications, energy code compliance, energy modeling and green certification for the RV and residential housing industries and is the top American green certifier of recreational vehicles.

SOURCE: TRA Certification press release

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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