Dealer Advisory Board

The Dealernews Advisory Board: Is a group of premier powersports owner-operators from the United States and Canada, representing nearly 20 vehicle brands, including BMW, BRP/Can-Am, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM/Husqvarna, Polaris, Suzuki and Yamaha. Also on the board are select Dealer and regulatory consultants.


The DN Advisory Board is a working board. Advisers regularly contribute feedback on matters related to editorial projects, they will review and guide requests for editorial projects and research.


Advisory Board members serve one-year terms. If you are interested in becoming a Dealernews adviser, please contact Bob Althoff at


2018-19 Dealernews Advisory Board


Joey Belmont
Big #1 Motorsports
Birmingham AL


Jim Boltz
Lynnwood Cycle Barn, Smokey Point Cycle Barn
Washington State Motorsport Dealers Association
Marysville WA


Jim Foster
Killeen Power Sports
Killeen TX


George Gatto
Gatto Harley-Davidson
Tarentum PA


Malcolm Hunter

Deeley Harley-Davidson
Vaughan, Ontario Canada


Robert Kay
Star City Motorsports
Lincoln NE


Bob Kee
Destination Cycle
Kerrville TX


Jerry Lenz

Beaverton Motorsports
Tigard OR


Kurt Mechling
Performance PowerSports
Seneca SC


Don Owens

Dothan Powersports
Dothan AL


Mark Peterson
Southwest Superbikes
Dallas TX


Sandy Stroope
Boat World Honda Polaris
Harrison AR