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OFF-ROAD BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, Inc.

Contact: Meg Grossglass
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ORBA HIRES NEW LAND USE DIRECTOR

Bill Dart brings over 20 years of advocacy experience to the Off-Road Business Association.

Santee, CA (10-12-04) - The Off-Road Business Association (ORBA) is pleased to announce that they have hired Bill Dart to fill the new position of Land Use Director. Mr. Dart is one of the most experienced off-road vehicle advocates in the nation, and will greatly expand the capabilities and range of ORBA as well as advance the goal of ORBA to be a major national trade association.

Bill has a long history in land use advocacy going back over 20 years, first as a volunteer, and then professionally for over 16 years. In 1988, Dart began working for District 36 of the American Motorcyclist Association as their Legislative Action Officer and quickly established District 36 as a significant force with land managers and legislators in northern California and Nevada. Additionally, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the California/Nevada Snowmobile Association as well as a State Partner and now an Advisor for the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council, where he met and worked with off-highway vehicle advocates from around the country. In 2001, Dart moved to the BlueRibbon Coalition as their National Public Lands Director before he was promoted to Executive Director at the beginning of this year. Dart has coordinated many successes over the years working with local clubs and activists and other organizations.

“I am extremely pleased to add Bill Dart to the ORBA team, as his skills and experience are an excellent complement to our staff.” stated ORBA President and CEO, Roy Denner. “Bill will be overseeing all land use issues for the organization and delegating responsibility to the ORBA team, while he will personally focus on western states.” Denner added. “I am very excited to join the fastest growing off-road vehicle organization in the nation,” Bill Dart stated, “and I look forward to helping accelerate the growth and effectiveness of ORBA. I have the highest respect for the ORBA team, and I look forward to working with the staff and Board of Directors of ORBA, as well as working with other organizations and activists as I have in the past.”

Mr. Dart will manage an ORBA office in Pocatello, Idaho as it is centrally located to deal with issues in most western states. He can be reached by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at 208-241-7894.
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ORBA is a Santee, California-based trade association comprised of off-road related businesses united to promote common goals that support the prosperity and growth of the off-road industry.

http://www.off-road.com/land/new_orba_landuse_director.html
 
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