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. 

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

 
Peggy McCaughn, White Pine
Snowmobile Owner/UP Resident
Term expires 1/17/23

Bob Wilson, Lansing
Non-motorized
Term expires 1/17/23
 
Jason Rolling, Negaunee
Non-motorized/UP resident
Term expires 1/17/20
 
William D. Manson, Jr., Rockford 
Snowmobile Owner
Term expires 1/17/20
 
John Matonich, Marenisco
Snowmobile Owner
Term expires 1/17/20
 
Steven Davis, Marquette
Non-motorized
Term expires 1/17/21
 
 
Thomas Dunn, Lansing
ORV Owner
Term expires 1/17/21

Joe Kuchnicki, Alanson
Snowmobile Owner
Term expires 1/17/21

Patty Janes, Spring Lake
Equine Trailways Subcommittee
Term expires 1/17/22
 
Jessi Adler, Okemos
ORV Owner
Term expires 1/17/22

Jenny Cook, Kalamazoo
Equine Trailways Subcommittee
Term expires 1/17/22