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Board of Directors

The RV Technical Institute board members are appointed for a one-year term. Below is the current Board of Directors.

Mary Pouliot

Mary Pouliot - Chair

Vice President at Thetford Corp.

"Sustaining the growth the industry is currently experiencing is paramount. To do this all eyes must be on the consumer experience in this amazing lifestyle. The RV Technical Institute's focus on training and recruitment is essential."

April Klein Carol

April Klein-Carroll - Treasurer

Vice President at Lippert Components, Inc.

Don Clark

Don Clark - Secretary

President at Grand Design RV, LLC

John Ferrando

Jon Ferrando

Chief Executive Officer and President, RV Retailer

“RV Retailer is committed to training and developing service technicians. We are a major supporter of the RVTI objective to train and advance technicians in the RV industry."

Phil Ingrassia

Phil Ingrassia

President, RV Dealers Association

"The national RV Dealers Association and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center strongly support the work of the RV Technical Institute as it delivers programs to enhance the skills of current technicians and provide a pathway to attract new technicians."

Mike Pearo

Mike Pearo

President, Hilltop Trailer

"Hilltop Camper and RV has been extremely focused on service and providing excellent customer experiences. We strongly support the work of the RV Technical Institute as it provides our technicians a training path to enhance and perfect their skills."

Jeff Rutherford

Jeff Rutherford

Airxcel, Inc. President & CEO

"As the technologies of our products continue to advance, all while consumer expectations for performance, repair and service increase, having access to skilled, trained technicians to perform the work is crucial."

Curt Hemmeler

Curtis Hemmeler

RV Technical Institute - Elkhart Executive Director/Senior Vice President

Brad Woods

Brad Woods

Director of Training, Camping World

"The RV Technical Institute’s success is paramount as it relates to the skilled labor gap that we are currently experiencing in the United States."

Craig Kirby

Craig Kirby

RV Industry Association - President & CEO

Gary Enyart

Garry Enyart

Director of RV Business, Cummins

Bob Parish

Bob Parish

Vice President, Wells Fargo Capital

Ken Julian

Ken Julian

Vice President, Thor Industries