MIC Board of DirectorsMembers of the Motorcycle Industry Council have elected new MIC Board of Directors members that will serve in 2016/2017.The MIC members elected Eric Anderson, Kris Odwarka and Jim Woodruff. Paul Vitrano, vice president of global government relations for Polaris Industries Inc., will be joining the MIC board as an appointed director.
2016 MIC Board of DirectorsChair: Mr. Dennis McNeal
Vice President – Motorcycle Operations, Yamaha Motor Corporation, USAVice Chair: Mr. Jon-Erik Burleson
President, KTM North America, Inc.Secretary/Treasurer: Mr. Russ Brenan
Senior Advisor, Government Relations & Public AffairsDirector: Mr. Arnold Ackerman
Chairman Emeritus & Founder, Motorsport Aftermarket GroupDirector: Mr. Eric Anderson
Founder/President, VROOM NetworkDirector: Mr. Chuck Boderman
Vice President, Motorcycle Division, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.Director: Mr. Steve Bortolamedi
Senior Communications Manager, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.Director: Mr. Don Emde
Owner/President, Don Emde Inc.Director: Mr. Andrew Leisner
Vice President, Group Publisher, Bonnier Motorcycle GroupDirector: Mr. Kris Odwarka
Vice President, BMW Motorrad USA/CanadaDirector: Mr. Paul Vitrano
Vice President, Global Government Relations, Polaris Industries Inc.Director: Mr. Jim Woodruff
Chief Executive Officer, National Powersport Auctions* The MIC Board’s structure consists of six appointed directors who represent the six top OEMs by market share, and six elected directors — representing one OEM and five aftermarket companies — who are voted into service by MIC’s membership and serve two-year terms.The Motorcycle Industry Council exists to preserve, protect and promote motorcycling through government relations, communications and media relations, statistics and research, aftermarket programs, AIMExpo, development of data communications standards, and activities surrounding 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 goods and services, and members of allied trades such as insurance, finance and investment companies, media companies and consultants.