Powell and Kenneth Kelly have been elected to the Antique Motorcycle Foundation,
Inc. board of directors to fill seats vacated recently by Brenda Teel-Lash and
Peter Gagan. Powell has also been
elected an officer of the board in the position of secretary.
Kelly, from Long Valley, New Jersey, is president, chairman of the board and engineering
manager at General Wire & Stamping Company in Randolph, New Jersey. He is currently president of the North Jersey
Colonial Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America and serves on the
planning team for the Rhinebeck, New York AMCA National Meet. His interest in antique motorcycles is broad
and diverse, represented by a collection that has included brands from Germany,
Spain, Italy, Japan and the U.S.
Powell had a 32-year career at the American Motorcyclist Association
where she tracked legislation, served as an executive secretary, and helped
plan major events such as Vintage Motorcycle Days and the International Women
and Motorcycling Conference. She and her husband Walker honeymooned with a BMW
R69 with Steib sidecar, which they still own.
Over time, they have owned in the neighborhood of 15 motorcycles
including a 1952 Indian Chief and a 1937 ULH Harley-Davidson with Goulding
Both Powell and Kelly have been elected to three-year terms.
“We are pleased to welcome
individuals with such extensive experience to the AMF Board, AMF President Dennis
Craig said. “They bring excellent credentials to our dedicated team.”
Craig continued, “We also want to thank Brenda Teel-Lash and Peter
Gagan for their loyal service to the Foundation as members of its Board of
more information about the Antique Motorcycle Foundation, visit www.antiquemotorcyclefoundaton.org.