The members “Latvian Association of Cyclists” (LAC) gathered at the Ērenpreiss mark bicycle store, which is likely to open soon, to elect the Board and its Chairman for the next two years on 28th May, 2015.
Viesturs Silenieks (NGO “Latvian Bicycle Information Center”) was re-elected as a Chairman of the Board. Olegs Stolarovs (Ltd “Velokurjers”), Roman Melnik (Divritenis.lv / Veloriga.lv) and Janis Kundzins (Ltd “Mind Work Ramps”) will continue to work in the Board for the next two years. The former member of the LAC Board Aldis Bergs (NGO “Zero-Emission Mobility Support Society”) canceled his candidacy for the membership in the Board in favor of a representative of cycling area. Arnis Jaundzems, the Head of Ltd SIXT in the Baltic States, which represents the self-service bicycle rental in Riga and Jurmala, was elected in the vacant Board member position.
The aim of LAC foundation was to promote cycling tourism and daily cycling as a convenient in traffic, economical, healthy and environmentally friendly mode of transport in Latvia. The founders and members of the association are non-governmental organizations and individuals who support the development of cycling in Latvia.
LAC provides cooperation between cyclists’ organizations and other organizations and institutions to represent common interests in an effective way, to promote cycling as a part of healthy lifestyle, and improve cycling education. LAC works as consultants and makes proposals in development determining, regulatory and other documents such as road traffic rules connected with cycling.