Representing off-road and dual-sport motorcyclists

Off-Road Council

The MCC Off-Road Council works collaboratively with provincial off-road federations and other stakeholders in fostering an integrated, national approach to deal with the range of public policy and safety issues facing off-road and dual-sport motorcyclists. These issues include trail closures, land access, sound emissions, safety, and junior riders.

Grant Lingley

Co-Chair, Nova ScotiaGrant is an experienced project manager specializing in health care, IT, and public safety communications systems. He is the president of the Nova Scotia Off-Road Riders Association and has been an active member of the Canadian Ski Patrol since 1985.


Co-Chair, Alberta Geoff currently resides in Southern Alberta and is an active member of the off-road and adventure motorcycle community. He is the current President of the Rocky Mountain Dirt Riders Association and sits on the board of the Alberta Off-Highway Vehicle Association

Ken McLelland

British Columbia Ken is the current president of the BC Off-Road Motorcycle Association and is a member of the BC provincial government Off-Road Vehicle Joint Advisory Group. He is also the past president and past land-use chair of the Greater Kamloops Motorcycle Association.

Claudine LaForce

Nova Scotia – Claudine leads the way as the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Off-Road Riders Association. Not only is she a key player in the MCC Off-Road Committee, but she also contributes her expertise to the MCC Marketing and Communications Committee. Claudine’s passion lies in expanding the local dirt biking community in Nova Scotia. Her commitment extends to creating an inclusive environment within the association, ensuring it’s a warm and welcoming space for underserved populations, women, and families.

Oksana Buhel

Ontario  – Oksana has been with the Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council since 2007, working to establish and develop the capacities of already existing ATV and off-road motorcycle rider federations across the country. In provinces where rider federations did not exist, Oksana worked with active volunteers to launch federations. An off-road motorcycle rider herself as well as a seasoned national and international volunteer manager and community builder, Oksana appreciates both riding and working hard with volunteers to protect riding.

Kyle Simpson

New Brunswick Kyle is the President of the New Brunswick Dirt Riders Association (NBDRA). With an educational and professional focus on developing organizations, Kyle is dedicated to the wholesome growth of off-road motorcycling in New Brunswick. This includes training, adventure, racing, and family-oriented riding.

Mark Perreault


Peter Sprague

British Columbia  

Lisa Thompson


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