Honor the legacy of an industry colleague or friend

A legacy donation to the Mike Molino RV Learning Center can be a fitting tribute to those cared about and contributed to this industry. Learn more.


Gifts have been made in memory of the following individuals
Rex Floyd -- Rex Floyd (deceased 2017) of Floyd’s Recreational Vehicles in Norman, OK, is a founding member of RVDA and the family remains active in the association.  He served as the association’s president in 1980-81. Rex was inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame in 2010.  

Jerry Greer – In addition to serving as RVDA’s top elected volunteer leader in 1990-92, Jerry Greer (deceased 2021) served as the first chairman of the RVDA Education Foundation (now the Mike Molino RV Learning Center) and the RV Assistance Corporation (RVAC). Jerry was inducted into the RV/MH Hall off Fame in 2005.

Barbara Herleman -- RVDA staff member Barbara Herleman (deceased 2006) was dedicated to serving RVDA members in many capacities and was instrumental in growing the RV Dealers Convention/Expo in the 1990s and early 2000s.

Sharon Horsey -- Sharon Horsey (deceased 2013) of Parkview RV Center was dedicated to her family and many friends in the RV industry.  Sharon attended and volunteered at many RVDA events, including the RV Dealers Convention/Expo and her family remains deeply involved in association activities.

Jim Shields – Jim Shields (deceased 2014) of Pan Pacific RV Centers, served as RVDA Chairman of the Board in 2006-07 and was a founder of the California RV Dealers Association (CalRVDA).  A mentor to many dealers, he was awarded the RVDA’s James B. Summers Award in 2013 and inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame in 2014.  His family remains active in RVDA and CalRVDA. 

Bob Strawn -- Bob Strawn (deceased 2013) served as Executive Vice President and President of RVDA. Bob was a former RV dealer, who also served on the association’s board as a volunteer leader prior to his selection as RVDA’s chief staff officer.  He was inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame in 1996.

Jim Summers -- Jim Summers (deceased 2010) served as Executive Vice President of RVDA following a career as an RV manufacturing executive.  Summers helped raise RVDA’s visibility in Washington, DC, and was a founding board member of the American Recreation Coalition. He was inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame in 2002.

Raymond Van Pelt -- This legacy gift was established in tribute to Raymond Van Pelt (deceased 2011) the son of past RVDA President Fran Van Pelt and her husband Rich.