BRC Board of Directors Election Results

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December 11, 2013 4:47 PM
(Left to right) Kay Lloyd, John Stewart, Danny Hale and Jack Welch.

(Left to right) Kay Lloyd, John Stewart, Danny Hale and Jack Welch.

POCATELLO, ID (December 11, 2013) -- The BlueRibbon Coalition is proud to announce the results of the recent BRC Board of Directors Election, which saw the re-election or election of four candidates to positions on the BRC Board of Directors.

Re-elected to the BRC Board of Directors are Kay Lloyd and John Stewart. The two new candidates elected to the board are Danny Hale and Jack Welch (Jack Welch is a former member of the Board of Directors and a past President).

The BlueRibbon Coalition would like everyone to join them in welcoming these fine new board members. Each of them brings a number of outstanding assets to the recreational access table, and we look forward to working with them as they assume their new positions at the onset of 2014.

BRC would also like to thank all those who participated in the election and submitted their vote. The final tally of election results was tabulated at the BRC General Membership Meeting on December 7, 2013, in Pocatello, Idaho. All votes were gathered from members in good standing and were tabulated on location, online, via absentee ballot, or via proxy vote.

For a review of the candidates for this election, visit:
http://www.sharetrails.org/story/2013/10/02/brc-board-elections-general-membership-meeting

Additionally, at the BRC Board Meeting (October 26-27, 2013), new officers for the 2014 BRC Board of Directors were elected. These officers are as follows:

OFFICERS, 2014
President - John Parrinello (a.k.a. "JP")
Vice President - Glen Zumwalt
Treasurer - Joni Mogstad
Secretary - Todd Ockert

The rules and standards used in the election of the BRC Board of Directors, as well as those used in the election of the BRC Board Officers, are outlined in the bylaws of the BlueRibbon Coalition, Inc.

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The BlueRibbon Coalition is a national recreation group that champions responsible recreation, and encourages individual environmental stewardship. With members in all 50 states, BRC is focused on building enthusiast involvement with organizational efforts through membership, outreach, education, and collaboration among recreationists. The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) season is here. Federal employees, please mark BlueRibbon Coalition and Check #11402 on your CFC pledge form to support our efforts to protect your access. Join us at 1-800-258-3742 or http://www.sharetrails.org.

March 2, 2015 11:48 AM

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The donation highlights Cycle Gear's total fiscal commitment to the BRC Trail Access Fund for 2015. This is the 13th year in a row in which Cycle Gear matches club and rider donations-dollar-for-dollar-to the Fund (up to $10,000 per year).

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BOISE, ID (February 2, 2015) -- When the snow clears in the coming spring, Wyoming riders will again enjoy the opportunity to traverse Trail 38 on the Bighorn National Forest, thanks to the Inyan Kara Riders-BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) legal effort. Trail 38, a 4.5 mile section of rare Wyoming single-track, was closed in the Spring of 2012 through a Tongue District Ranger letter purporting to change the Trail's designation to non-motorized. Following unsuccessful outreach and correspondence to the Forest Service, local riders contacted the BRC to evaluate their options.

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January 15, 2015 1:03 PM

POCATELLO, ID (January 15, 2015) -- The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) would like to announce the continuation of its search for an Executive Director to lead the organization, which champions responsible use of public lands and land access for outdoor recreation nation-wide. We welcome all qualifying applicants.

The Executive Director is hired by the BRC Board of Directors and serves as a full time, salaried BRC  employee to execute the business of the BlueRibbon Coalition, excepting for those functions reserved for the Board in its by-laws.

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