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   ABATE of Illinois Executive Board Officers 2022   

State Coordinator 

Ryan Hubbard

 Ryan has been riding   for 40+ years.  He   joined Freebird   Chapter in 2001.   Ryan is a member of   MRF, AMA, AMVETS,   DAV, VFW, HOG and   ABATE for many   states.

Assistant State Coordinator

Scott Carter


Teri Smith

 Teri joined Prairieland   Chapter in 2016.  She   became photographer   and currently serves   as the chapter's   treasurer.


 Paul Truax

 Paul has served many   rolls with Lincolnland   chapter before joining   the Executive Board. 

Legislative Coordinator

 Josh "SKI" Witkowski

 Josh is a long time ABATE   member, MSF Rider   Coach, and ABATE State   Legislative Coordinator   since 2018.  

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Office Manager 

Paula "Pauli" Ward

Safety & Education

Mike Mahorney

 Mike has been a   member since 2012   with Eastern chapter.   He currently serves as   the Safety officer with   the chapter. 

Public Relations Coordinator 

Chris Hansen

 Chris joined ABATE in   2012 when he moved   to the state. He is the   current President of   the DuKane Chapter ,   He's also a MRF and AMA member. 

Newsletter Coordinator 

Sonya Link

 Sonya Link- joined   ABATE IN 2015.   Currently serves as   Heart of Illinois   President and Public   Relations.  

Products Coordinator 

Sharilyn Kibler-Russell

Bike Raffle Coordinator 

Howard Nation

Activities Coordinator 

Mark Werries


Regional Coordinators

Northwest Coordinator

Sandy Murrell 

 Sandy joined ABATE   in August 2010.  She  has been BOD rep and  currently is the   Treasurer for Freeport   chapter.  She belongs to the MRF.  Has been coordinator since 2015.

Northeast Coordinator

Rich Gruner 


East Central C0-Coordinator

Steve "Squirrel" Norman 


East Central Co-Coordinator

Bob "Mouse" Ellinger  


West Central Co-Coordinator

April Jones 


West Central Co-Coordinator

Mellissa "Pinky" Brinkschroeder 


Southeast Coordinator

Bob Isaacs 


Southwest Coordinator

Dennis "Skinny" Kinnikin 

 Skinny became a   charter member of   Piasa-Gateway in   1987.  Since then, he   has held many   offices. 

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