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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Dave Dwyer - Supporting State Motorcyclists' Rights Organizations (SMRO) Board Member email: dad@mrf.org


Steve Zimmer - MRFPAC Director, Supporting State Motorcyclists' Rights Organizations (SMRO) Board Member email: steve@mrf.org

Open SSMRO position on MRF BOD

Candidacy papers for Sustaining State Motorcyclist Rights Organization (SSMRO) Representative to the Motorcycle Riders Foundation Board of Directors are due by November 15th, 2007. This is a two-year term. Steve Zimmer, the incumbent, is not running for re-election. He has accepted the position of MRF PAC Director. Application for this position requires that the interested individuals send their candidacy papers to the MRF office. Nominations by other persons are not accepted, the candidates must nominate themselves. Candidates must be members in good standing of the MRF.

The ideal candidate for this position should have experience and knowledge in the workings of their SMRO. The winning candidate must be willing and able to travel to 3 BOD meetings plus one regional conference each year and be able to communicate with other BOD and Committee members between meetings by email and telephone. Basic computer skills and strong communication skills are needed. The candidate should expect to spend an average of 10 hours per week for MRF related work. There may also be requests from other SMRO for you to attend their meetings or training sessions.

Your candidacy paper should include positions you have held in your SMRO, both currently and previously, and how long you held those positions. Any letters of endorsement from SMRO leaders should be sent at the same time. These letters, along with your candidacy paper will be mailed along with the ballot to all eligible SMROs for their vote.

Ballots will be mailed out by December 1, 2007, and will be due back at the MRF office by January 15, 2008. The winning candidate will be seated at the winter MRF BOD meeting. For more information on the duties and time requirements of this position contact Dave Dwyer, dad@mrf.org, or Steve Zimmer, steve@mrf.org.

Send candidacy papers and letters of endorsement to;

Motorcycle Riders Foundation, Inc.
236 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Suite 510
Washington, DC 20002-4980

Attn: SSMRO Election.

Or if you prefer, email them to: mrfoffice@mrf.org with "SSMRO Candidate" in the subject line. All email submissions will be printed and mailed with the ballots, so put them in the format you want the electors to see.

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permitted with attribution. The Motorcycle Riders Foundation, incorporated
in 1987, is a membership-based, national motorcyclists' rights
organization headquartered in Washington, DC. The first motorcyclists'
rights organization to establish a full-time presence in Washington, DC,
the Motorcycle Riders Foundation is the only Washington voice devoted
exclusively to the street rider. The MRF established MRFPAC in the early
1990s to advocate the election of candidates who would champion the cause
of rider safety and rider freedom.

The MRF proudly claims state motorcyclists' rights organizations and the
very founders of the American riders' rights movement among its leading
members. The MRF is involved in federal and state legislation and
regulations, motorcycling safety education, training, and public
awareness. The MRF provides members and state motorcyclists' rights
organizations with direction and information, and sponsors annual regional
and national educational seminars for motorcyclists rights activists, as
well as publishing a bi-monthly newsletter, THE MRF REPORTS.