Mick Degn has held the positions of Chairman and Executive Director with Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation (AMSAF) and was one of the Founding Board Members. Mick has held the position of lobbyist for the Modified Motorcycle Association of Arizona (MMA) as well as benefit chairman for the El Zaribah Shrine, where he helped to raise thousands of dollars to help the Shriners Hospitals for Children. He is on the Board for Boys and Girls Clubs of Casa Grande Valley. He was formerly a senior level general manager spending 32 years with Cardinal Healthcare as vice president of operations responsible for a 48-distribution center network and over $1 billion in profit and loss responsibility. In addition, he was the owner of Degn Consulting Services, L.L.C. and Skunk Work Motorsports, Inc. He held the position of project leader for the Arizona Strategic Highway Safety Plan (AZSHSP) regarding motorcycles and has held the position of Board Chairman of the Arizona Motorcycle Safety Awareness Council (AMSAC), both positions appointed by the Governor of Arizona.
Degn, who has a degree from Capital University, is a motorcycle enthusiast who rides a Harley Davidson Ultra Classic and is a member of the El Zaribah Shriners motorcycle Unit. He also is a member of the Freemasons. Degn works diligently and is passionate to bring motorcycle safety and awareness to the State of Arizona.
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AMSAF – Arizona Motorcycle Safety Advisory Foundation
Mission Statement – To promote motorcycle safety and public awareness and to help reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities in Arizona.
Motorcycling has soared in popularity as a recreational activity and mode of transportation. There are more than 199,000 registered motorcycles in Arizona and the number continues to grow. According to the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, Arizona has averaged more than 3,000 motorcycle crashes each year – and the figures keep increasing. Clearly, there is a crucial need for motorcycle safety and awareness.
“The working relationship between AMSAF, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and Arizona Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council is a huge opportunity to help educated the motorcycle community through the AMSAF motorcycle training scholarship. Our goal is to reduce Motorcycle crashes and fatalities here in Arizona.” Alberto Gutier, Director of Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
This is AMSAF’s mission. We are Arizona motorcyclists working for our fellow riders. And, with your tax deductible contribution, here is how we will meet our goals:
- Promote media campaigns and public safety announcements
- Develop motorcycle education, training and awareness programs
- Support legislation that directly affects motorcycle safety and awareness
- Support rider training programs