ATV Promoter Jeff Cernic Candidate for AMA Board
Morgantown, WV –
The ATVPG announces that its newest member, Jeff
Cernic, promoter of Round 9 of the ITP/Moose
National Motocross at Pleasure Valley Raceway in
Johnstown, PA, is running for the AMA Board of
ATV racers, enthusiasts, friends and families
have a unique opportunity to finally elect an
ATV enthusiast to the AMA Board of Directors.
Jeff Cernic was instrumental in creating the
PAMX and the American Suzuki ATV Regional
Jeff Cernic is running for election to the
Board’s Northeast Region seat, which covers
AMA/ATVA members in Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
7, 11, 12 and 34. If you are from one of
these Districts, you can cast your vote for Jeff
Last month, AMA/ATVA members received their
January 2008 issue of American Motorcyclist
containing the ballot for the election.
The ballot deadline is January 15, 2008, which
means the ballot must be received at the
accounting firm by that date.
Members who did not receive a ballot for any
reason (Life and Associate members do not get
the magazine, but are entitled to vote), can
request one from AMA by emailing Rhonda Hixon at
firstname.lastname@example.org or calling her at (614)
856-1900, ext. 1283.
Jeff Cernic will work for motorcyclists
JEFF CERNIC’S BACKGROUND:
“Thank you for the opportunity to share my
experiences and involvement with AMA, and how it
has shaped my life."
“As a life-long member of AMA, I have had
the tremendous fortune to work with and know the
most fascinating people in our industry.
My close professional relationship with all
manufacturers has enabled me to be involved with
every facet of our sport, from the casual sport
rider, to the amateur racer, all the way to our
premiere professional athletes."
“As the owner of three motorcycle dealerships
carrying nearly every brand, both road and
off-road, I have direct and regular contact with
riders of all ages, who share their experiences
and concerns with me."
“As the owner of a motocross race track that
embraces both bikes and ATVs, I keep my finger
on the pulse of the racing community, monitoring
their wants and needs, so that I and my fellow
promoters can respond appropriately."
“As a professional race team owner, I am able
to regularly attend the premiere motocross races
in our country, both supercross and motocross,
and have traveled across the pond no less than
seven times in support of our boys as Team USA
represents our country in international events
like the annual Motocross of Nations."
“And through my trackside support program, I
am able to attend many of the most prestigious
amateur and professional motocross events, such
as the AMA Amateur Nationals at Loretta Lynn’s,
and various rounds of AMA Supercross, AMA
Motocross, AMA Superbike and the ATVA Grand
“I was honored to be elected President of AMA
District 5 for 10 years, as well as serve as AMA
Congressman more than 10 years, chairing several
“My most recent contribution to our sport and
to the AMA is the creation and development of
the PAMX Association, a member organization
designed to promote quality motocross racing in
Western Pennsylvania. In one short year, we
organized a successful Spring Series, the PA
State Championships, and the first-ever ATV
Regional Championship, all with valuable factory
contingencies for our riders."
“After 44 years, I have reached a time in my
life where I believe that I can best serve AMA
members through representation at the Board
level. To that end, I ask your support."
“It would be an honor and a privilege to
serve on the AMA Board of Directors, and I
sincerely appreciate the opportunity that has
been given me."
In sincere appreciation,