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State Associations Advocacy Work Group

By increasing communication and participation among and between Rt. 66 stakeholders and sectors, the State Associations Advocacy Working Group is working together to solve common problems.

The current goals of the State Associations Advocacy Working Group include:

Improve communication and participation among and between sectors (tourism, preservation, associations, transportation, economic and community development) to leverage their work for the benefit of the entire road.

Progress being made by the State Advocacy Group on these goals is reported in the Annual and Quarterly Reports found in the Resources section of this website.

State Associations Advocacy Work Group Members

Members of the State Associations Advocacy Working Group include:

Jerry Law
Rt. 66 Association of Illinois
Tommy Pike
Rt. 66 Association of Missouri
Rene Charles
Kansas Historic Rt. 66 Association/Route 66 Association of Kansas
Brad Nickson
Oklahoma Rt. 66 Association
Dora Meroney [Chair]
Texas Old Route 66 Association
Andy House
New Mexico Route 66 Association
Mike Ward
Arizona Route 66 Association
Sharon Foster
California Historic Route 66 Association

The Tribal Advisory Group

The purpose of the Tribal Advisory Group is to provide The Road Ahead Initiative’s Board of Directors with a Tribal perspective as it works to achieve its mission.

Rt. 66 crosses the North American continent, and in doing so travels through more than 25 different tribal nations. It is important that the American Indian community play a role in helping achieve the mission of The Road Ahead Initiative by contributing its experience, insight, and knowledge.

Tribal Advisory Group Members

Members of the Tribal Advisory Group include:

Emerson Vallo
Chairman
Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico
Vincent Romero
Chicago American Indian Center
James Surveyor
Moenkopi Developers Corporation, Tuba City, AZ
Julia Bogany
Gagrieleno-Tongva Tribe
Lisa Snell
Cherokee Tribe

The International Advisory Group

The purpose of the International Advisory Group is to provide The Road Ahead Initiative’s Board of Directors with an international perspective as it works to achieve its mission.

Rt. 66 is not just an American road. It is a global phenomenon. As such, it is important that the international community plays a role in helping achieve the mission of The Road Ahead Initiative.

The International Advisory Group is in the process of recruiting members.

International Advisory Group Members

Members of the International Advisory Group include:

Dries Bissel
Chairman, The Netherlands