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Annual Meeting Recap

The annual meeting was a big success. Over 40 riders, chapter reps and the VMBA board were all in attendance to learn more about 2015 accomplishments, our goals for next year, and go over the finances. Most importantly, the association had five new awesome folks join the board of directors: Rachael Mascolino, Jason Gibbs, Clarissa Finks, Alan Hebert, and Shannon King. Questions from the floor ranged from membership program performance this year, the specifics attached to the '15 chapter model, and strategies to increase rider participation. A new "trail pass" concept was introduced with the goal of augmenting out of......more

Stay updated on new membership opportunity!

Haven't picked up your membership yet, but are loving the great riding in Vermont? Did you know that the '14/'15 membership season is only half over? No problem - you're covered with a deal that even you can't refuse! VMBA is offering a combo membership that will run through April of 2016 for $73.50!! VMBA benefits are loaded with ski deals and shop discounts that run through the entire winter to keep your fat biking all warm and tuned up....more

HELP WANTED

Volunteering at trail days is only one way to give back to chapters and the association. VMBA is a 501c3 organization and has all the same staffing needs of any other business. If you have a professional skill set you would be willing to share with the association - whether it be financial, technology, promo design, event planning, or have awesome mountain bike images you would like to publish? - we would love to hear from you. Please contact us - winter is a busy time for VMBA!...more

Annual Meeting

The association will be hosting its annual meeting on Tuesday November 11th at the National life Building starting at 6:30PM. The association is excited to share all the news from 2014 - we've accomplished a lot together this year! AGENDA: 2014 accomplishments and outlining goals for 2015 Statewide membership collaborative numbers Financial report New VMBA Board member candidates and election: Shannon King Clarissa Finks Alan Hebert Rachael Mascolino Kason Gibbs A vote will be taken from the floor. Discussion from the floor Kudos and congratulations Following the annual meeting, the Advisory Council will meet for an hour to discuss the......more

2014 Annual Fund

It's hard to believe the end of another summer riding season is in sight. On behalf of all the chapters and VMBA , we hope you had a great time on Vermont's amazing singletrack. The Association has made several important transitions this year. The administrative services provided chapters were expanded and now include nonprofit status, insurance, membership enrollment/management services, significantly expanded rider benefits to share, and the trail grant, which more than doubled from last year! These benefits and continued support affords chapters the opportunity to focus their energy on what they do best - build trails and provide you......more

A Year of Progress

Riders are embracing the association's new statewide membership model. With the best two months of riding still ahead of us, and a bunch of winter coupons good through April of 2015, it's not too late join the family ( www.vmba.org/membership ). Rider benefits made a big jump and our partners have reported higher rates of redemption in 2014 - this is great news for everyone. VMBA is proud of its progress and the relationship shared with chapters. Your membership is critical to these relationships and quickly translates into chapters delivering sweet events and more trails for you to enjoy with......more

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