May 19-20, 2005


ITEM 127-2801-R0505                Appointment of (Len) Eric Albright to the Montana Motorcycle Safety Advisory Committee


THAT:                                       The Board of Regents of Higher Education authorizes the appointment of (Len) Eric Albright to a four-year term to the Montana Motorcycle Safety Advisory Committee beginning July 1, 2005 and ending June 30, 2009.


EXPLANATION:                        The Montana Motorcycle Safety Advisory Committee (MMSAC) is established by statute to “advise the board of regents and the department of justice concerning motorcycle rider safety issues, motorcycle training, motorcycle endorsement testing, and other matters relating to motorcycle safety” [20-25-1004 MCA].  The MMSAC has five members appointed for terms of 4 years, one of whom must be a “certified instructor of motorcycle safety training, as provided in 20-25-1005, who is appointed by the board of regents” [20-25-1004(3)(b) MCA].  The current representative of motorcycle safety instructors is Ken Conrad, whose term expires on June 30, 2005.