“The Recreation Roundtable was formed in 1989 to provide a key group of creative outdoor recreation industry CEO’s with a forum for discussing public policies affecting recreation and to serve as a catalyst for partnership actions which enhance recreation opportunities in America.”


Executive Vice President:
        Derrick A. Crandall,  American Recreation Coalition

Senior Vice Presidents:
        Keith Kambak,  Hecker Pass Theme Park (former V.P., Walt Disney Company)
        Kym Murphy,  V.P. Environmental Policy, Walt Disney Company


An Agenda For Clinton-Gore

Pictured above is the cover page of a document prepared for the Clinton-Gore Administration by the Recreation Roundtable and signed by Richard A. Nunis, Chairman Walt Disney Attractions (then also Chairman of the Recreation Roundtable).

Read from this document and discover what Disneys' Nunis asked of President Clinton in 1993. Then link to the multi-million dollar program Hillary Clinton gave Nunis in 1998 for his efforts.


Current and Recent Recreation Roundtable Members

For most current info from ARC, click here

William Anderson, Westrec Marina Management

Richard Bass,  Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort

Pierre Beaudoin,  Bombardier Recreation Products
(Snowmobiles and personal water craft [Ski-Doo, Sea-Doo brands])

Thomas Bedell,  Outdoor Technologies Group
(Fishing equipment [Berkley, Abu Garcia, Fenwick brands])

Leon A. Gorman,  L.L. Bean
(Outdoor clothing and equipment)

David Hall,  Gaylord Communications Group
(Grand Ole Opry, TV stations, Theme Parks)

Michael Hammes,  The Coleman Company
(Camping equipment)

David Hall, CBS Cable, Inc.

E. Randall Henderson, Jr.,  Outdoor Resorts of America
(Private campgrounds)

Jeremy M. Jacobs,  Delaware North Companies
(Concessionaire Yosemite NP, Thoroughbred Racing, diversified holding company)

Bernard G. Lambright, Jayco
(Manufacturer of Recreational Vehicles)

Peter Larson,  Brunswick Corporation
(Mercury outboard motors, marine propulsion systems, pleasure and ski boats, fishing gear, camping equipment, bowling alleys and much more)

Rex G. Maughan,  Forever Living Products International
(Multi-level marketing, personal care and nutrition)

Thomas Millner, Remington Arms Company, Inc.

Richard A. Nunis,  Walt Disney Attractions

Arthur M. Peterson,  Kampgrounds of America
(Private campgrounds)

Richard Schwartz,  BOAT/U.S
(Boating advocate, multi service, lobbyist)

Helen Sevier,  B.A.S.S.
(Fishing, “edutainment” park)

Robert A. Schoellhorn, Marathon Coach
(Recreational Vehicle Manufacturer)

Randall Smalley,  Cruise America
(RV sales and rentals, motorcycle rentals [largest such company in North America])

Edward Smith,  Grady-White Boats, Inc.
(Offshore fishing boats)

Wally Smith,  Recreational Equipment, Inc.
(Camping clothing and equipment)

Important Announcement
REI Quits ARC's Recreation Roundtable click.

Charles D. Strang, Jr.  Outdoor Marine Corporation
(Evinrude outboard motors)

Richard Teerlink, Harley-Davidson, Inc.
(Motorcycle Manufacturer)

John W. Teets,  Viad Corporation
(Diversified, leisure services)

Brock Weatherup, President ReserveAmerica
(Reservation contractor for federal agencies)

Ronald C. Whitaker,  Johnson Worldwide Associates
(Fishing motors; camping, scuba, and fishing gear)

Efrem Zimbalist III,  Times, Mirror Magazines

This document was prepared by Wild Wilderness. To learn more about ongoing industry-backed congressional efforts to motorize, commercialize, and privatize America's public lands, contact:

Scott Silver, Executive Director,
248 NW Wilmington Avenue,  Bend  OR 97701
Phone (541) 385-5261    E-mail: