April 15, 2013
For more information: Michele O’Leary, 503-986-4198 or Sally Ridenour 503-986-3359
The Governor’s Advisory Committee on Motorcycle Safety will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Fri., April 19, at the Oregon Department of Transportation Safety Division office in the Diamond Lake Conference Room, 4040 Fairview Industrial Drive SE in Salem.
Agenda items include an update on the federal funding program that funds transportation safety programs, and a discussion about any currently known motorcycle safety related bills that may be proposed during the current legislative session, among other topics. The group will also hear reports from ODOT Transportation Safety Division and any motorcycle organizations present.
New members needed
The Governor’s Advisory Committee on Motorcycle Safety is seeking two new members to represent motorcyclists in the Willamette Valley
. The eight-member committee is comprised of volunteers appointed by the Governor and representing all areas of the state. The committee advises the Governor and ODOT’s Transportation Safety Division regarding motorcycle safety. The committee reviews, processes and makes recommendations concerning motorcycle-related legislation as well as serving as a public forum for motorcyclists and promoting motorcycle safety. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome to observe the April 19 meeting. For more information about becoming a committee member, contact Michele O’Leary, 503-986-4198.
Meetings of the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Motorcycle Safety are open to the public. Accommodations will be provided to persons with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please call (503) 986-4188 (statewide relay: 7-1-1).