NOHVCC State Partners and Associate State Partners
Purpose of the Position:
Our partners are a key ingredient to the success of our organization. Our partners act as a proactive liaison between the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) and the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) community in their state. They assist OHV enthusiasts in organizing local clubs and/or state associations; attend annual NOHVCC conference; report to NOHVCC regularly concerning events, legislation, trails, and other OHV-related matters.
There will be 1 State Partner and as many Associate State Partners as each separate state wishes.
The benefits of being a NOHVCC Partner are:
- Up to date information regarding what is happening nation-wide .
- Quick access and knowledge of all NOHVCC tools.
- Opportunity to learn and improve skills.
- Enlargement of personal sphere of influence.
- Establishment of new contacts and information sources.
- Satisfaction of making a difference.
- Support and resources of NOHVCC national network.
As a NOHVCC State Partner or an Associate State Partner, your responsibilities will include:
- Work with the other Partners in your state to enhance your local riding areas.
- Represent the interests of all OHV recreationists in the state to the NOHVCC.
- Initiate contact with individual users, dealers, clubs, state OHV enthusiast organizations, dealer organizations, etc. to inform them of the NOHVCC and offer assistance in building and protecting the sport.
- Provide advice and assistance to facilitate the growth of OHV clubs and state OHV organizations.
- Disseminate NOHVCC information and educational material to state OHV organizations, clubs and agencies.
- Foster communication among the OHV recreation community.
- Promote safe and responsible OHV recreation.
- Attend annual NOHVCC conference. (Grants to cover travel & expenses are provided to State Partners.)
- Promote a positive image of OHV recreation.
- Act as a focal point for information by maintaining district, state, regional and national contacts.
- Establish and maintain working contact with other OHV enthusiast and trails recreationist groups, both motorized and non-motorized.
- Be aware of positive and negative legislation affecting OHV use and share information with NOHVCC.
- Provide feedback to the NOHVCC on such things as: needs of state OHV recreationists; effectiveness of NOHVCC information and educational material; problems and patterns of problems caused by anti-OHV groups; the status and progress of formation of clubs, statewide OHV organizations, state OHV programs, etc; recommendations for NOHVCC actions.
Our Partners have a vision for advancing OHV recreation. They are leaders who can organize and delegate. They can work cooperatively with all types of people; and have good communication and negotiation skills. Since most of our communication is done by e-mail or other on-line communication tools, access to computer and proficiency with e-mail is necessary.
Our partners are familiar with the OHV community within their state and want to or have been working in their state to further our mission of 'Creating a Positive Future for OHV Recreation'.
To apply for an NOHVCC State Partner or Associate State Partner position, contact the NOHVCC at:
427 Central Ave West,
Great Falls, MT 59404
Contact one of our Partners