About Us
The California Outdoor Recreation Foundation (CORF) was established to partner with the California Department of Parks and Recreation to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Off Highway Motorized Vehicle Recreation Program. CORF will provide promotional materials for this historic milestone, as well as assist in the planning of OHV Safety Week, a new annual program with a goal of educating thousands of recreation enthusiasts throughout California.

CORF Board of Directors

CORF is a non-profit foundation dedicated to promoting the safe, responsible, and sustainable use of vehicles used off highway on public lands and is supported by donations from individuals, businesses, organizations, land agency partners, and other stakeholders who benefit from the Off Highway Motorized Vehicle Recreation Program in California.

The CORF Board of Directors is a dedicated group of volunteers, who bring a wide range of experience and synergy across the spectrum of off-highway vehicle recreation, including environmental stewardship, safety and education. We invite like-minded partners, state and federal agencies, manufacturers and recreation-based organizations to join us in this celebration.
Director

Don Amador
Director

Don Amador has been in the trail advocacy and recreation management profession for almost 30 years. Don is President of Quiet Warrior Racing, a recreation consulting company. Don is President/CEO of the Post Wildfire OHV Recovery Alliance, a non-profit post fire recovery organization. Don served as member and chairman on the California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission (circa 1994-2000). He has won numerous awards including being a 2016 Inductee into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame and the 2018 Friend of the AMA Award. Don serves as the government affairs lead for AMA District 36 in Northern California and also serves as the OHV representative on the BLM’s Central California Resource Advisory Committee.
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Nick Haris
Director

Nicholas Haris is the Western States Representative for the American Motorcyclist Association for which regularly testifies at meetings of the OHMVR Commission and frequently provides written comments concerning the many recreation management plans that are being implemented by state and federal agencies. Nick is a member of the California Motorcycle Safety Program, and sits on a US Forest Service Resource Advisory Committee. Previously, Nick has served on the California Roundtable on Recreation, Parks and Tourism, as well as the BlueRibbon Coalition's Board of Directors. He is a long-time street bike rider with a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Washington, and has worked in motorcycle retailing and business management.
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Amy Granat
Director

Amy Granat is Managing Director of the California Off-Road Vehicle Association, and Executive Director of the CORVA Foundation. Prior to that, Amy worked as the Northern Natural Resources Consultant for the California 4 Wheel Drive Association. During all this time, Amy has served on countless OHV recreation roundtables and committees including those for the State of California, its OHVMR Commission, the federal Recreation Trails Program, the Forest Service, and other land management agencies. Amy recently received the Impact Award for Advocacy from the Off Highway Motorsports Hall of Fame, the latest of many recognitions she has received for her decades long commitment to her fellow OHV recreation enthusiasts.
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Robert Ettleman
Director

Robert Ettleman is a Park Planner with the County of Los Angeles, Department of Parks and Recreation residing in Pasadena, CA. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Urban Planning with an emphasis in environmental studies from California State University - Northridge.

In his position as Park Planner with Los Angeles County, Robert’s Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) responsibilities include maintaining interagency relationships with such entities as the Angeles National Forest Service, and Bureau of Land Management with their numerous OHV recreation areas, roads and trails. He also has similar collaborative relationships with the County of San Bernardino, and California State Parks OHV Division.

As an OHV enthusiast Robert is a member of the American Motorcycling Association (AMA) and rides in various AMA D37 Dual Sport events, throughout the year. His current OHV hobby is restoring vintage two-stroke enduro bikes. He also is a member of the Mount Wilson Bicycle Association (MWBA), where he volunteers his time maintaining trails in the Angeles National Forest.

When not recreating on OHV parks, or volunteering with MWBA, Robert can be found hiking in local mountains, backpacking in places far and near, and exploring the trails on his mountain bike.
Director

Paul Slavik
Director

Paul is lifelong motorcycle enthusiast with over 30 years in the M/C industry most of that time with American Honda Motor Company. While at Honda his highest priority was promoting the safe and responsible use of OHV’s. At Honda he was allowed to explore many innovative concepts that have successfully raised the legitimacy of OHV recreation in the eyes of society. For example designing Honda’s Environment Learning Center in Colton which was replicated at 4 other locations in the US plus at Prairie City SVRA.

Paul helped create the OHV Volunteer Program as a component of the San Bernardino National Forest Association and served on the SBNFA Board of Directors. Paul was also on the steering committee that produced the California OHV Program’s 25th Anniversary. Paul help create the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council and was an advisor to that organization for many years. He was also a founding member of the California OHV Stakeholders group. After Honda he was appointed to the OHMVR Commission where he was chairman for a time. While on the Commission Paul helped form the partnership between California State Parks, OHMVR Division and and National Youth Project Using Minibikes. NYPUM uses youth sized off road motorcycles to teach positive behavior to children.

Paul is now the president of the California Outdoor Recreation Foundation and has recently received the Dudley Perkins Lifetime Achievement Award from American Motorcyclist Association.