Rob Dingman President & CEO The American Motorcyclist Association

"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena..."

- Theodore Roosevelt

Named 2012 Executive of the Year by PowerSports Business magazine, Rob Dingman was named president of the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) in November of 2006 and became the association’s president and CEO in March of 2007.  Dingman previously served the AMA for nearly five years as its Washington representative, and returned to the Association from the position of Assistant Commissioner for Transportation Safety at the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, where he headed the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, the state’s highway safety office.

Before joining the AMA staff in 1994, Dingman was a government relations specialist for the Motorcycle Industry Council, and a legislative aide and research associate in the New York State Assembly. A Charter Life Member of the AMA and an avid street rider and off-highway enthusiast, he holds a Master of Arts in political management from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in political science and journalism from the State University of New York at Albany.