I-500 Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board & Official Spokesperson

Ric Federau: [email protected]
Chairman of the Board: National-Regional Sponsorships / Public Relations, Promotions & Marketing


Dave Thomas: [email protected]
Co-Committee Chair: Treasurer / Local Sponsorships / Vendor Committee

Tom Brown: [email protected]
Co-Committee Chair: Food Services Committee

Buildings & Grounds

Levi Kemp: [email protected]

Tim Leigh: [email protected]

John Babcock: [email protected]


Office & Apparel

Carri Bradley: [email protected] 



Security, IT & Volunteer Coordinator

Wes Jourden: [email protected]


If you would like to be a part of the 53rd annual I-500:

Please complete an application here

Board Meetings

The I-500 project directors meetings are normally hosted the third Thursday of each month,  March through November.  In an attempt to bring local commercial business owners closer to the event, the I-500 board of directors will be holding monthly meetings at various locations.   Commencing in December of each year, the directors host meetings bi-weekly.  Commencing in January each year, the I-500 directors meetings are hosted every week on Thursday evenings.

I-500 Board of directors meetings commence at 7:00p.m., unless otherwise specified.
The public is invited to attend.

All information is subject to change as needed.  Advance announcements regarding meeting changes will be published.


I-500 Race Support

Bill Cryderman – I-500 Race Committee Director
[email protected]

Dan Buhro – Race Control
[email protected]

Amanda Kemp – I-500 Charity Pageant Director
[email protected]

Bill Atkinson – Parking and Camping/Soo Salmon Derby
[email protected]

Matt Prieur – Voice of the International 500 Snowmobile Race / Director of Communications
[email protected]