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Tim Buche

Biography

Tim Buche is President and CEO of the four principal not-for-profit trade associations representing the interests of distributors and manufacturers of powersports wheeled vehicles, and kindred and allied trades. Together, the associationsí boards provide thought leadership, an industry voice, and support services to member companies. The associations are member organizations with a combined membership of approximately 300. Combined, they employ 84 associates and have a total annual operating budget of approximately $21.5 million.

The Motorcycle Industry Council Inc. (MIC) has a primary focus on the business of motorcycles, associated parts, and accessories. The MIC was created to promote and preserve motorcycling and the U.S. motorcycle industry. More than 250 members represent distributors and manufacturers of motorcycles, scooters, parts, and accessories, as well as allied trades such as publishing, insurance, and consultants. While dealers, clubs, and individuals are not eligible for membership, the MIC works with these groups on issues of mutual interest.


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Tim Buche is President and CEO of the four principal not-for-profit trade associations representing the interests of distributors and manufacturers of powersports wheeled vehicles, and kindred and allied trades. Together, the associations’ boards provide thought leadership, an industry voice, and support services to member companies. The associations are member organizations with a combined membership of approximately 300. Combined, they employ 84 associates and have a total annual operating budget of approximately $21.5 million.

The Motorcycle Industry Council Inc. (MIC) has a primary focus on the business of motorcycles, associated parts, and accessories. The MIC was created to promote and preserve motorcycling and the U.S. motorcycle industry. More than 250 members represent distributors and manufacturers of motorcycles, scooters, parts, and accessories, as well as allied trades such as publishing, insurance, and consultants. While dealers, clubs, and individuals are not eligible for membership, the MIC works with these groups on issues of mutual interest.

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) is the premier, internationally recognized developer of the comprehensive, researched-based, Rider Education and Training System, which promotes lifelong learning for motorcyclists. The MSF actively participates in government relations and safety research, creating curricula, licensing tests and materials for rider safety education, and oversees a network of more than 9,500 MSF RiderCoaches worldwide.

The Specialty Vehicle Institute of America, Inc. (SVIA) promotes the safe and responsible use of All-Terrain Vehicles through public awareness campaigns, state legislation, and rider training programs including a hands-on, half-day course that is administered through a cadre of 2,500 All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute instructors.

The Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association Inc. (ROHVA) promotes the safe and responsible use of recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) manufactured or distributed in North America through public awareness campaigns, state legislation, and rider training programs. ROHVA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute to develop a standard for the equipment, configuration, and performance requirements of ROVs.
 

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