The Board of Directors

The following Giants are hard at work behind the scenes, keeping our non-profit organization going for the benefit of our members.


My name is: Russell W. Kruse

They also call me: Russ

I am the: President

My role with the Giants is to: Promote the GS Giants in a positive manner and ensure all aspects of our organization flows smoothly keeping everyone in their lane.

Fun fact about me: I fly helicopters for the US Army, I really miss blowing things up!

I love...: Being around the GS Giants, listening to their stories (Lies) and watching caveman TV.

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My name is: Dimitrios Tournas

They also call me: Dimitri, the Greek, or just D

I am the: Vice President

My role with the Giants is to: Help every other member of the BoD when they're overwhelmed. Therefore, I'm trying to generate as much work for them as possible to make myself needed. Job security 101!

Fun fact about me: I still haven't changed the oil of any of my motorcycles 

I love...: All things motorcycles and the people around them. Yes, I mean you.

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My name is: Sharon Ernest

They also call me: The Pansy

I am the: Secretary

My role with the Giants is to: Take notes at meetings, act as Risk Manager to obtain insurance for GS Giant events.  

Fun fact about me: I introduced the Shotski to the Giants! Also, I'm #12,372 on the Packers ticket waitlist.

I love...: Cheese curds, craft beer, and short bikes.

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My name is Lori Payne and I’m the Treasurer of the GS Giants, so I am responsible for all things financial relating to our not-for-profit organization.

I also chaired the 2018 West Virginia Mountain Mayhem rally. I have been riding since 2010, and have an assortment of R1200GS bikes in my garage, along with the cutest little modified Grom! I absolutely love the GS Giants because of the people - this is the most fun and diverse group of people I’ve ever had the opportunity to ride, eat, drink and camp with!

In addition to riding motorcycles, I am a CPA with a forensic accounting practice in California and love crafting and travel, both international and domestic

Fun Fact: I don’t like filling out forms with questions like: “What else do people call you?”

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My name is: Cinda Kelley

They also call me: Cindy, Sandra, Christa all the time

I am the: Marketing Coordinator 

My role is to: Secure cash and door prize sponsors.

Fun fact about me: Everyone assumes because I am Matt Kelley’s wife I’m a badass rider... couldn't be farther from the truth. I am a novice at best. And he is a terrible teacher.

I love...: This community! And all things motorcycles.

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