MA Commissions & Committees

MA Commissions & Committees Forms:

Motorcycling Australia currently has 11 Commissions and six Committees, all of which assist in the management of the sport. They are as follows:

MA Commissions:

MA Committiees:


Commission Roles and Responsibilities

  • To assist in the achievement of the objectives of MA.
  • To encourage growth, development, participation and safety in motorcycle sport throughout Australia.
  • To provide an environment for the orderly and structured consideration and decision making on the specialized aspects of motorcycle sport.
  • To enhance the promotion of motorcycling as a sport.
  • To enhance the status of National Championship competitions.
  • To assist riders selected in teams competing in international competition to achieve international rankings.
  • To assist individual competitors, clubs, promoters, SCBs and other interested parties wherever possible in their specialty of the sport.


Commission Powers

  • To recommend GCR rule changes only after full consultation with the SCBs and relevant State Sporting sub-committees.
  • To deal with matters within their discipline (subject to the overriding control of the Board), in accordance with the Constitution. The Board may refer matters back to the Commissions for reconsideration.
  • To select teams for international competition.


Role of Commission Chairman

The Commission Chairman is responsible for the following items:

  • To liaise with their members in relation to meeting times.
  • To lead the discussions at Commission meetings, and to ensure that all members have a reasonable time to put their point of view.
  • To arrange for one of the members to take minutes of the meeting if the CCM is not taking part in the meeting.
  • To ensure that a copy of these minutes is sent to MA within 72 hours of the meeting.
  • To assist the CCM with the administration of the specific Commission.
  • In the case of a tied decision from the Commission to make a casting vote to resolve the decision.



Commission Reports

As part of MA's efforts to make Reports available to our general publics for viewing, the minutes from previous Commission Meetings are available to view online.

To view the reports from any of these Commissions, click on the link below, read the introductory statement, and feel free to see what our Commissions have been working on!

Commission Reports


MA Commissions:

Road Racing
Phil Tainton (Chair)
Derek Rumble
Gary Thomas
Tim Hewitt

Motocross/Supercross
Mark Luksich (Chair)
Graeme Baynes
Adrian Robinson
Shannon Riemann

Historic Road Racing
John Simms (Chair)
Alan Warner
Marcus de Caux

Speedway
Ivan Golding (Chair)
Jason Crump
Peter Campton 

Enduro
Denise Hore (Chair)
Don Atkins
Chris Gray

Moto Trial
Colin Scott (Chair)
Bob McGlinchy
Kevin Zarizynski
Steve Scragg

Dirt TrackTrack
Les Thomas (Chair)
Keith Davies
Peter Baker

Womens
Christine Knee (Chair)
Kerry Marsh

Classic MotocrossClassic Dirt Track
David Tanner (Chair)
Shane Fraser
Kerry Marsh

Junior Sport & Development
Braxton Laine (Chair)
Colin Foulds

Quad
Darryl Knight (Chair)
Len Pipicello
Martin Stone

 


MA Committees:

Coaching
Rod Jenner
Stephen Gall
Paul Caslick

Heritage & Museum
Lindsay Urqhart
Mick Pettifer
Jim Scaysbrook
Peter Drakeford
Ron Kivovitch

Judicial - Motorcycle Members
Ross Earl
Dale Wyatt
Ralph Freeman

Judicial - Legal Members
Richard Lawson

Environmental
Derek Rumble

Recreatinal Ride Park Committee
Christine Tickner
Lindsay Granger

Supermoto
Mark Pausler
Tom Gardiner

 


Contacting Commissions & Committees

If you would like to voice your opinions or register feedback for a particular Commission, you can do so by contacting MA Commissions & Committees Co-ordinator either via email pa@ma.org.au or by telephone (03) 9684 0500.


Related Links:

Please click on the following links for more information:

MA National Council

MA Board of Directors

Commissions & Committees

MA Staff

Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM)

State Controlling Bodies

Affiliated Clubs

Volunteers

Partners & Supporters

Riders' Division

 

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