IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2022 – The Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association Board of Directors elected its new officers for the year. Ryan Stiver of Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA was elected chair; Landon Ball of Textron Specialized Vehicles was elected vice chair; and Michael Mitchell of Polaris Inc., was elected secretary/treasurer.
“Side-by-Sides continue to be a vital segment in the Powersports industry, and the work of ROHVA’s directors and member companies is crucial to long-term sustainability,” said Ryan Stiver, Yamaha’s ATV and Side-by-Side product line manager. “We see to regulatory matters, aid in public land access and provide the opportunity for everyone to learn about safe and responsible vehicle use – both online and through hands-on training – all to ensure customers can recreate for generations to come.”
Four additional directors complete the board: Alexandre Borduas of BRP, Inc.; Russ Brenan of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.; Colin Miller of American Honda Motor Co., Inc.; and Satyam Talati of Mahindra Automotive North America.
“The ongoing and valuable efforts of the ROHVA Board of Directors support manufacturers, aftermarket companies, and enthusiasts across America,” said Erik Pritchard, ROHVA president and CEO.
The Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association is the not-for-profit national industry association promoting safe and responsible use of ROVs (also called side-by-sides or UTVs). Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, ROHVA develops standards for the equipment, configuration, and performance requirements of ROVs.
Based in Irvine, Calif., ROHVA is sponsored by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.; BRP, Inc.; Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.; Mahindra Vehicle Sales and Services, Inc.; Polaris Inc.; Textron Specialized Vehicles; and Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. For safety information or to enroll in the ROV Basic DriverCourse nearest you, visit ROHVA.org or call (866) 267-2751.