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Outdoor Industry Association Announces Incoming Board Members

June 7, 2016

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Todd Walton                                                                
Outdoor Industry Association
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Outdoor Industry Association Announces Incoming Board Members

OIA membership elects one returning and four new directors to the board

(Boulder, Colo.) June 7, 2016 – Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), the trade association and voice for the outdoor recreation industry, announced newly elected board members today. The following directors will take their seats officially at the upcoming board meeting preceding the Summer Outdoor Retailer Summer Market:

  • Eric Artz, EVP/COO – REI
  • Cam Brensinger, Founder and CEO – NEMO Equipment, Inc.
  • Kelly Kraus, VP of Stanley – Pacific Market International (PMI)
  • Layne Rigney, President – CamelBak
  • Nora Stowell, Global Sales Leader-Footwear – W.L. Gore & Associates (returning for a second term)

“The OIA board plays a significant role in helping to shape the work of the association on behalf of the outdoor industry. We are looking forward to the incoming directors and we also want to thank and acknowledge all of the hard work, effort and energy that our outgoing board members, Jennifer Mull, Todd Bradley and Catherine Walker, have given to OIA,” said Amy Roberts, OIA Executive Director.

The OIA board of directors provides guidance for the organization’s overall strategic direction; establishes policies and positions; monitors the association’s financial health, programs and overall performance; and prepares the industry and association for the future, ensuring OIA’s success as an organization and for its members. To learn more about the OIA visit


Outdoor Industry Association

Based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry and the title sponsor of Outdoor Retailer. OIA unites and serves over 1200 manufacturer, supplier, sales representative and retailer members through its focus on trade and recreation policy, sustainable business, market & consumer insights and industry trends. For more information, visit or call 303.444.3353.

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