I-500 Board of Directors


Chairman of the Board & Official Spokesperson

Ric Federau: safetytecric@gmail.com
Chairman of the Board: National-Regional Sponsorships / Public Relations, Promotions & Marketing


Wes Jourden: vicera@gmail.com

Co-Chair, Director of Safety & Security, Information Technology & Volunteer Coordinator

Carri Bradley: carrib.66@gmail.com 
Co-Chair, Office & Apparel


Dave Thomas: dthomas.legends@sbcglobal.net
Local Sponsorships / Vendor Committee

Buildings & Grounds

John Babcock: juangrande6271@gmail.com

Dan Buhro: uscbpdan@gmail.com

Merchandise Sales

Ray Bell: Bellraymond@msn.com 

Canadian Liasion & Food Services

Ryan Kostanowicz: ryankostanowicz@gmail.com

If you would like to be a part of the 55th Running of the International 500 Snowmobile Race Week:

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. 

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

Amanda Kemp – I-500 Charity Pageant Director

Bill Atkinson – Parking and Camping/Soo Salmon Derby

Matt Prieur – Voice of the International 500 Snowmobile Race / Director of Communications