The RV Women’s Alliance has chosen finalists for its annual awards presentation. Out of more than 60 nominations, a few finalists have been named in the Trailblazer Award, the Champion of Women Award and the Company Award.
The winners will be announced Oct. 12 during the RV Women’s Alliance Education Symposium in Chicago.
“These award finalists are a strong testament to the impact women are making on this industry and the support women receive from individuals and companies who champion women,” said RV Women’s Alliance board member and awards taskforce chair Monika Geraci. “Reading the many nominations was incredibly inspiring and we are honored to be able to recognize the achievements and impact of these individual and companies.”
Below is a description of each award and the award finalists.
Trailblazer Award for Lifetime Achievement
The RV Women’s Alliance Trailblazer Award for Lifetime Achievement recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the RV industry’s advancement while also paving the way for other women to follow in her path. The RV Women’s Alliance’s highest honor, the Trailblazer Award for Lifetime Achievement is presented annually to an RV Women’s Alliance individual member.
Tracy Anglemeyer, RV Technical Institute
Julie Finer, Winnebago Industries
Lori Stacy, RV Trader
Donna Warr, Valterra Products
Champion of Women Award
The RV Women’s Alliance Champion of Women Awards recognize those who embody our mission to elevate, educate, and promote women in the RV industry. Finalists of the Champion of Women award have made it part of their daily efforts to make the RV industry a place where women thrive. Recognizing those making the biggest difference for women in the RV industry, the Champion of Women Award is awarded annually to both an individual and a company.
Lindsey Christen, Camping World
Julie Cox, Campers Inn RV
Nadean Cuddeford, Fraserway RV
Melissa Kearney, Winnebago Industries
Janine Pettit, Girl Camper Magazine
Mary Pouliot, Thetford
Lisa Liegl Rees, Forest River
Company Award Finalists:
Grand Design RV
Great Canadian RV