FAIRFAX, Va. — The RV Dealers Association Board of Directors has selected Dan Pearson, of PleasureLand RV Centers in St. Cloud, Minn., to serve as co-chairman of the Go RVing Coalition.
Pearson replaces Tom Stinnett, of Tom Stinnett’s Campers Inn in Clarksville, Ind., who was RVDA’s first co-chair and a key leader of the coalition since its inception.
Pearson is a participating past RVDA chairman on the RVDA Board of Delegates. He also serves as vice chairman of the Mike Molino RV Learning Center and received the James B. Summers award, RVDA’s highest honor, in 2001. PleasureLand regularly provides units for Go RVing consumer and media events – most recently at the Go RVing display at the Minnesota State Fair in 2016.
“Go RVing is one of the great success stories in the RV industry and I am honored to be part of moving the industry’s national advertising and marketing program forward,” Pearson said. “I also want to thank Tom Stinnett for his many years of service to the coalition and to dealers. He has been an outstanding leader and spokesman for Go RVing.”
The Go RVing Coalition, formed in 1994, consists of RV manufacturers, component suppliers, dealers, and campgrounds. Go RVing works to provide the public and media with pertinent information about the benefits of RV travel. Go RVing works to provide the public and media with general information about the benefits of RV travel and camping and to foster customer satisfaction with the RV experience, the release explained.
The coalition was formed by representatives of RVDA, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) and state RV and campground associations to distribute information about the benefits of RV travel and ensure the quality of RV products and services.
SOURCE: RV Dealers Association press release