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He was a 20 year member of the New England MHA Board of Governors, and served on boards of New Jersey, Maryland, Northeast, South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina MH associations. He planned, constructed and operated over 30 manufactured housing communities in seven states, and was a pioneer in the development of adult-only parks.
Founder of R-Anell Homes, he introduced residential siding, drywall ceilings and other construction related items including work on the development of early livable doublewide homes. A long time NCMHI Member, he served two terms as President. He also served 15 years on the MHI Board of Directors.
Founder of Jayco, he was a leader in the development of strict manufacturing standards for the RV industry. He served on the boards and Standards Committees of both state and national associations. He invented and patented a tent trailer crank-up lift system.