New ARDA Chairman for Timeshare’s Largest Association

President of Welk Resorts takes on more responsibilities with the American Resort Development Association.

The American Resort Development Association, known as ARDA, is the professional association for the vacation ownership (timeshare) and resort development industries. With over 1,000 members, ARDA protects and advances the needs of its timeshare industry related membership.

This month, Jon Fredricks, CHA, RRP, president of Welk Resorts was elected as the new chairman of ARDA. Howard C. Nusbaum, RRP and ARDA’s president and CEO was quoted in Hotel Interactive Magazine as saying, “Jon Fredricks is an exemplary Leader in timeshare, fractional, and private residence club development, with a history of stewardship as an active member of the ARDA Board of Directors and as chairman of the ARDA California Legislative Committee.”

Welk Resort timeshares include:

For those of you “mature” enough to remember the impresario of television’s champagne music, Jon Fredricks is the grandson of the late musician, entertainer, and bandleader, Lawrence Welk. And to refresh your memory, take a look at this great piece of video we found on…and a one…and a two…