Yamaha’s Joseph Dagley Elected Chair,
Kawasaki’s Croft Long Elected Vice Chair
IRVINE, Calif., March 31, 2020 – The new officers of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s 2020 Board of Trustees were chosen during the latest annual election.
Joseph Dagley, with Yamaha, is the newly elected chair. The vice chair is Croft Long from Kawasaki. For the upcoming term, they are joined by Secretary/Treasurer Andy Ostrom, representing Harley-Davidson, and MSF President and CEO Erik Pritchard.
“I’m very proud of the work the men and women of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation do to promote rider training and education,” Dagley said. “I’m honored to serve as chair of the MSF Board of Trustees as we navigate the current crisis and continue to serve motorcycle enthusiasts across the county.”
Recognized as a trusted resource around the world, the MSF advances motorcycle rider safety through scientifically developed, research-based education and training. Working with others across the safety community, the MSF aims to provide reliable, rider-focused guidance, and skills and training content, that is continually evaluated and improved.
The 2020 MSF Board of Trustees also includes Robert Alsip of Suzuki, Ken Durr of KTM, Scott Proffer from Honda, and Paul Vitrano from Indian.
MSF board members include Vinnie Kung from BMW, Alexandre Borduas of BRP, and Rod Lopusnak from Triumph.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation promotes safety through rider training and education, operator licensing tests, and public information programs. The MSF works with the federal government, state agencies, the military, and others to offer training for all skill levels so riders can enjoy a lifetime of safe, responsible motorcycling. Standards established by the MSF have been recognized worldwide since 1973.
The MSF is a not-for-profit organization endorsed by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.; BMW Motorrad USA; BRP, Inc.; Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc.; Indian Motorcycle; Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.; KTM North America, Inc.; Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.; Triumph Motorcycles America; and Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. For safety information or to enroll in an MSF Basic RiderCourse near you, or to learn more about the many other MSF course offerings, visit MSF-USA.org or call (800) 446-9227.