** For Immediate Release **
Jon Tarkington, Executive Director (Outgoing)
American Cycling Association
American Cycling Association Names New Executive Director
Chris McGee combines 25 years of competitive cycling experience with a background in non-profit management.
Denver, Colorado, December 14, 2010 - The American Cycling Association (ACA), a 501 (c) 3 non-profit sporting organization, today announced that Chris McGee has been named Executive Director. Mr. McGee will assume the responsibility of leading the organization as it provides the best competitive events for its members, diversifies and increases funding sources, and expands the organization's ability to attract and retain non-traditional members. Jon Tarkington, outgoing Executive Director, will work with Mr. McGee over the next three months to ensure a seamless transition.
"We are very pleased to announce that Chris is joining the ACA in this leadership capacity," said Bill Barr, President of the ACA Board of Directors. "With 25 years in competitive cycling, 10 years in the bicycle industry, and 5 years with non-profit organizations, Chris provides the experience and dynamic personality that our Board wants in an Executive Director."