The RETREADS® Motorcycle Club International, Inc. is a Charter Club of the American Motorcyclist Association, holding Charter #3233. The RETREADS® International headquarters is currently in
Lake Charles, Louisiana.
International Officers consist of an International President, Secretary, Legislative Officer, and Referee (as required by the AMA), and a Board of Directors (consisting of
6 Americans and 1 Canadian). Local officers consist of appointed Regional and Provincial Directors, as well as appointed State Reps, Assistant State Reps, and Area Reps.
George Spidell was the first president of the RETREADS® organization. He held office from 1969 until 1974, and then again from 1978 until 1981. Bob House, one of the original 5 riders who answered George's published letter to the editor then became president and served until just a few years ago when the reins were passed to Larry Patton.
Larry Patton has since passed the reins to Lloyd Smith.