Michigan Trails Advisory Council

The purpose of the Michigan Trails Advisory Council (MTAC) is to advise the Director of the DNRE and the Governor on the creation, development, operation, and maintenance of motorized and non-motorized trails in the state, including, but not limited to, snowmobile, biking, equestrian, hiking, off-road vehicle, and skiing trails.

The Advisory Council consists of 11 members: no fewer than 5 owners of a registered ORV or snowmobile, no fewer than 3 owners of a registered snowmobile, no fewer than 1 who has experience in a snowmobile safety education and training program or ORV safety education course, no fewer than 1 who is a resident of the Upper Peninsula, and no fewer than 2 members of the equine trailways subcommittee. Advisory Council members serve 4 year terms. 

Click here to access the MTAC homepage and meeting information 
 
Statute
 
 
Contact Information

Paul Yauk
Department of Natural Resources
Phone: (517) 284-6138
Email: yaukp@michigan.gov
 
Members
  
Nancy Krupiarz, Haslett
Non-motorized
Term expires 1/17/17

Thomas M. Dunn, Lansing
ORV Owner
Term expires 1/17/17

James C. Dickie, Chesaning
Snowmobile Owner
Term expires 1/17/17

Sarah Nicholls, Dansville
Equine Trailways Subcommittee
Term expires 1/17/18
 
Tim Kobasic, Escanaba
ORV Owner
Term expires 1/17/18

Michael R. Foote, Ada
Equine Trailways Subcommittee
Term expires 1/17/18

James Duke, Munising
Snowmobile Owner/UP Resident
Term expires 1/17/19

Drew Youngdyke, Ann Arbor
Non-motorized
Term expires 1/17/19
 
Jason Rolling, Negaunee
Non-motorized/UP resident
Term expires 1/17/20
 
William D. Manson, Jr., Rockford 
Snowmobile Owner
Term expires 1/17/20
 
Frank C. Wheatlake - Chair, Big Rapids
Snowmobile Owner
Term expires 1/17/20