PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has
announced that Dal Smilie of Helena, Montana, has been elected to the
position of Chairman of the AMA Board of Directors; Andy Goldfine of
Aerostich, Croft Long Of Kawasaki, and Ken Sutton of Harley-Davidson
have been re-elected to serve as corporate members of the AMA Board of
Directors; and Jon-Erik Burleson of KTM has been appointed as a
corporate member of the AMA Board of Directors.
Smilie replaces previous chairman Rick Gray of Lancaster, Pennsylvania,
who declined to seek another term as chairman in order to serve his
local community as mayor. Burleson was appointed by the AMA Board of
Directors to fill the seat vacated upon the recent death of Rod Bush.
Goldfine, Long, and Sutton were elected during the annual meeting of
AMA Corporate Members, held on Saturday, February 18, in Indianapolis.
The AMA Board of Directors consists of 12 members. Six individual
Directors are elected by the general membership in their respective
regions and serve three-year terms. Six corporate Directors are elected
by the corporate membership and serve two-year terms. The AMA Board of
Directors meets four times a year.