RVIA inspector team convenes for annual meeting

RESTON, Va. — RVIA’s team of inspectors met with staff from the association’s Standards department the week of April 27 in Elkhart, Ind.  The meetings are held regularly to help maintain and improve the consistency in the standards inspection process.

Those meeting in Elkhart were John Proteau, standards administrator/chief inspector; Greg Wischmeyer, inspector/certified technician; Mick Sass, inspector/media coordinator; Kyle VanTassel, standards inspector; Curt Richardson, senior inspector; Bruce Hopkins, vice president of standards; and, Kent Perkins, senior director of RV standards.

The primary focus of this session was to review the new 2015 NFPA 1192 code requirements as well as other technical and administrative issues that have arisen since the group last met in November at the National RV Trade Show.

In addition, Perkins and Wischmeyer were also presented with Meritorious Service Awards  from RVIA’s Bruce Hopkins for their long-time work at RVIA.  Perkins has been working in the standards arena at RVIA for 30 years and Wischmeyer has been visiting RV manufacturers as an inspector for 15 years.

SOURCE: RVIA press release

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Darian Armer

Darian Armer

Darian Armer was the assistant editor for RV Daily Report from 2015 to 2017. She lives in Billings, Montana, where she enjoys spending time with her husband, twins and three stepchildren. Introduced to the RV industry in 2012, she is happy to be writing for one of the greatest industries around.

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