Bruce Hopkins (RVIA) is the Vice President of Standards for the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) in Reston, VA. RVIA is the national association of RV manufacturers and component parts suppliers, who together produce more then 95 percent of all RVs in the nation. Bruce has worked in the area of RV standards for 36 years and has been directly associated with the RV industry for over 42 years.
He is an active member & secretary of the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on RVs and served on American National Standards Institute (ANSI). He is responsible for overseeing the operations of RVIA Standards Steering Committee. His principal responsibilities are the association’s standards programs for RVs and the direction of the educational efforts aimed at developing and strengthening the skills and knowledge of RV service technicians. He is also responsible for developing and producing educational materials for RV service technicians, aimed at training and certifying these technicians.