AMA Announces Board Election Results

INDIANAPOLIS - The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) announced the election results for corporate members of the Board of Directors following the Association's two-day Board meeting in Indianapolis, February 15-16.

New members elected at the corporate members meeting on February 16 were Wayne Curtin, Harley-Davidson Motor Company; Nick McCabe, Ducati North America; and Jim Williams, Kawasaki Motors Corporation. Curtin and Williams replace the corporate members from their respective companies who had previously announced their intention not to seek re-election - Ken Sutton of Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Croft Long of Kawasaki Motors Corporation. Andy Goldfine of Aerostich/Riderwearhouse was re-elected to another term.

The newly elected corporate members join Southeast Region incumbent Carl Reynolds of Danville, Virginia and Northeast Region member Joseph Bromley of Warrington, Pennsylvania, each of whom was recently elected from the general membership.

During the Board meeting, Jeff Smith of the North Central Region submitted his resignation and the board passed a unanimous resolution recognizing Mr. Smith's contributions during his seven years of service as a Board member and wished him well in his new endeavors.

Stan Simpson of the South Central Region was elected to the position of chairman. Carl Reynolds was elected vice chairman, Jon-Erik Burleson was elected assistant treasurer and Jim Williams was elected assistant secretary. These Board members sit on the executive committee, along with at-large executive committee member John Ulrich of Roadracing World Publishing.

The AMA Board of Directors consists of 12 members. Six directors are elected by the general membership in their respective regions and six corporate directors are elected by the corporate membership. Board terms of service are staggered to provide continuity during member changeover. The complete roster of board members follows (listed alphabetically). Vacant seats will be temporarily filled by appointment until the next election in 2010. Officer positions are indicated next to their respective names.

Joseph Bromley
Northeast Region
Term expires: February 2011

Jon-Erik Burleson - Assistant Treasurer
KTM North America
Term expires: February 2009

Wayne Curtain
Harley-Davidson Motor Co.
Term expires: February 2010

Andy Goldfine
Term expires: February 2011

Nick McCabe
Ducati North America
Term expires: February 2011

Art More
Southwest Region
Term expires: February 2011

Carl Reynolds - Vice Chairman
Southeast Region
Term expires: February 2009

Stan Simpson, Chairman
South Central Region
Term expires: February 2009

John Ulrich
Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.
Term expires: February 2009
Jim Williams - Assistant Secretary
Kawasaki Motors Corporation
Term expires: February 2010

North Central Region
Northwest Region