IRVINE, CA – April 2, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The Motorcycle Industry Council Board of Directors elected Paul Vitrano to continue serving as the association chair. Vitrano is the senior assistant general counsel for Indian Motorcycle and Polaris Inc.
Re-elected as vice chair was Chuck Boderman, vice president, general administration business unit at American Honda Motor Co., Inc. And the board re-elected Jim Woodruff, CEO of National Powersport Auctions, as secretary/treasurer.
“The MIC did a great job of leading the powersports industry through the tumultuous 2020, and now we are embarking on a new phase to build on our industry’s momentum,” Vitrano said.
Nine other directors round out the board, including: Nicole Allen with Akrapovič d.d.; Derek Brooks with Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.; Jeff Brown with EagleRider; Tim Calhoun with Quin Design Helmets; Kerry Graeber with Suzuki Motor USA, LLC; Robin Hartfiel of Dealernews; John Hinz of KTM North America, Inc.; Bill Jenkins of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.; and Rod Lopusnak of Triumph Motorcycles America.
“The MIC Board of Directors has been an invaluable resource to me in my early tenure as president and CEO of the association,” Erik Pritchard said. “The MIC team and I are looking forward to what the industry can achieve in 2021.”
About Motorcycle Industry Council
The Motorcycle Industry Council exists to preserve, protect, and promote motorcycling through government relations, communications, media relations, statistics and research, aftermarket programs, data communications standards, and involvement in technical and regulatory issues. As a not-for-profit national industry association, the MIC seeks to support motorcyclists by representing manufacturers, distributors, dealers, and retailers of motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, ROVs, motorcycle/ATV/ROV parts, accessories, and related services, and members of allied trades such as insurance, finance and investment companies, media companies, and consultants.
The MIC is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., with a government relations office in metropolitan Washington, D.C. First called the MIC in 1970, the organization has been in operation since 1914.
Source: Motorcycle Industry Council