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OHMVR Commission

California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission

California's Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Commission was created by the Legislature in 1982.  In 2008, SB-742 revised the OHMVR Commission's duties and responsibilities to be more advisory in nature and in line with those of the California State Parks and Recreation Commission.  The OHMVR Commission has responsibility for the approval of general plans, receives public comments about the program, and reviews plans for new and expanded recreation areas applying for grant funds.

Nine Commissioners are appointed to staggered four-year terms. The Governor appoints five of the members (subject to Senate confirmation), and the Senate Committee on Rules and the Speaker of the Assembly each appoint two members.  The Commission membership is intended to represent a broad range of groups including OHV recreation enthusiasts, biological or soil scientists, rural landowners, law enforcement, environmental protection organizations, and non-motorized recreation interests.

Commissioners

Commissioner Slavik Photo
Paul Slavik, Chair
Huntington Beach, CA

Term: July 2008 - January 2016
Appointed by:
Governor Brown
Biography

Commissioner Perez Photo
Diana PĂ©rez, Vice Chair
Santa Maria, CA

Term: February 2011 - January 2016
Appointed by:
Speaker of the Assembly
Biography

Commissioner Cabral Photo
E. Theodore Cabral
Penngrove, CA

Term: March 2013 - January 2018
Appointed by:
Governor Brown
Biography

Commissioner Kerr Photo
Breene Kerr
Los Altos Hills, CA

Term: February 2011 - January 2014
Appointed by:
Speaker of the Assembly
Biography

Commissioner Murphy Photo
Kevin Murphy
Morgan Hill, CA

Term: March 2013 - January 2016
Appointed by:
Governor Brown
Biography

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Edward Patrovsky
Apple Valley, CA

Term: January 2013 - January 2017
Appointed by:
Senate Rules Committee
Biography

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M. Teresa Villegas
Los Angeles, CA

Term: July 2012 - January 2016
Appointed by:
Senate Rules Committee
Biography

 Two Governor
Appointments
are currently vacant.