Jan 14, 2002
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From a press release:<BR><BR>MARRC Announces Officers and Directors for 2002<BR><BR>The Mid-Atlantic Roadracing Club (MARRC)announced changes to its officers and board of directors for 2002 during its annual awards banquet, Saturday, January 12, in Laurel, Maryland.<BR><BR>Wendy Leland is the new President of MARRC. John Capen is Vice-President, and Randy Dalmas and Howard Weiss return as the Club Secretary and Treasurer, respectively.<BR><BR>Ms. Leland is a former Vice-President of the Club, and is one of the Safety Directors for the nationally respected MARRC Safety Crew. She is also a former motorcycle road racer.<BR><BR>MARRC would also like to thank outgoing board members, former President Roger Lyle and former VP Roger Bacon, for their years of dedication to MARRC and to motorcycle road racing. Both men will remain active as leaders on the MARRC Safety Crew. Their years of experience will continue to add great value to the safety crew and club as a whole.<BR><BR>Roger Lyle, a founding father of the Mid-Atlantic Roadracing Club, was nicknamed "President for Life", for his tireless years of running the all-volunteer not-for-profit organization. The MARRC Safety Crew was the first-born child of MARRC back in 1983, and remains highly regarded worldwide. On his retirement from the Board of Directors, Mr. Lyle had this to say:<BR><BR>"As President of the Club, for 18 years, I am most grateful for the friends I have made and the trails that we have blazed. I trust that the new Board of Directors and Officers will keep up the standards that have been set forth and continue in the advancement of motorcycle road racing."<BR><BR>To honor the outgoing President, the MARRC Board of Directors have made Mr. Lyle a life member of the club, and bestowed him with the honorary title President Emeritus in recognition for his years of service.<BR><BR>The 2002 members of the MARRC Board of Directors are as follows:<BR>President, Wendy Leland<BR>Vice-President, John Capen<BR>Secretary, Randy Dalmas<BR>Treasurer, Howard Weiss<BR>David Back<BR>Rick Beggs<BR>Ryan Chapin<BR>Tom Fitzpatrick<BR>Glen Ouye<BR><BR>MARRC is dedicated to the advancement of motorcycle road racing. Established in 1983 as a non-profit, all-volunteer club to provide a trained and organized safety crew at Summit Point Raceway in West Virginia, it has expanded in membership and scope. The club boasts over 500 active members that include racers, cornerworkers, and racing enthusiasts. MARRC runs a nationally recognized safety crew, and a road racing school accredited by CCS and WERA. Last year, MARRC volunteers spent over 14,000 hours of service in the safety crew, road racing school, and racer support functions. <BR><BR>For more information, see the MARRC website at Information:<BR>Mid-Atlantic Roadracing Club<BR>P.O. Box 2292<BR>Wheaton, MD 20915<BR>301-441-9220<BR>E-mail: email@example.com