Motorcycle Safety Foundation Re-Elects Officers for Board of Trustees

IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2024 —  The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Board of Trustees voted to have Croft Long of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., remain as board Chair; Jason Tolleson of Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc., continue as Vice Chair; and Chase Rastegar of Suzuki Motor USA, LLC, continue as Secretary/Treasurer.

“As more people are inspired to ride motorcycles, it’s important they have access to proper training to get them started and that we support them as they continue their riding journey with additional curricula so they can continue to train, practice, and ride their best,” said Long. “I’m very excited with the progress MSF is making with initiatives to raise awareness of rider training and the benefits and fun that training can bring. This not only helps our customers, it elevates the entire industry. I invite everyone to visit the MSF website to learn more.”

Also on the MSF Board of Trustees are Ken Durr of KTM North America, Inc., Patti Ellsworth of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., Dane Hoechst of Indian Motorcycle, and James Nicholson of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. MSF is also sponsored by BRP, Inc., BMW Motorrad USA, and Triumph Motorcycles America.


The Motorcycle Safety Foundation promotes safety through rider training and education, operator licensing tests, and public information programs. 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 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 USA, LLC; 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 or call (800) 446-9227. Follow @msf__usa to keep up with MSF on X, Facebook, and Instagram