Nov 9, 2021

Frank HugelmeyerOutdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) has announced its new eight-member executive committee, with NMMA president, Frank Hugelmeyer moving into the role of ORR Chair. The executive committee is charged with guiding ORR’s strategic direction and supporting the organization in carrying out its three-year strategic plan.

“Outdoor Recreation Roundtable is lucky to be guided by some of the best minds in the industry with our board and new executive committee,” said Jessica (Wahl) Turner, president of ORR. “The committee has already been hard at work helping ORR develop our new strategic plan and ORR looks forward to ways we can drive the recreation economy with their support in the coming years.”

“As a founding member of ORR, I am honored to serve on the executive committee alongside some of our industry’s brightest and inspirational leaders,” said Frank Hugelmeyer, president of NMMA. “We have a tremendous opportunity to capitalize on America’s growing demand for outdoor recreation and I look forward to working with my colleagues in the community to do just that.”

The executive committee is comprised of leaders from across the outdoor recreation industry and includes the following members:

• Frank Hugelmeyer – ORR Chair and president of NMMA.

• Glenn Hughes – ORR Vice Chair and president of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA).

• Erik Pritchard – ORR Treasurer and president of the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC).

• Mary Ellen Sprenkel – ORR Secretary and president & CEO of The Corps Network (TCN).

• Lise Aangeenbrug – At-Large Member and executive director of Outdoor Industry Association (OIA).

• Chris Edmonston – At-Large Member and president of the BoatU.S. Foundation.

• Jay Landers – At-Large Member and vice president for government affairs with the RV Industry Association (RVIA).

• Phil Ingrassia – ORR Past Chair and president of the RV Dealers Association (RVDA).

For more information, please contact NMMA vice president of North American public affairs, John-Michael Donahue at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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