About Us


Our Officers

The IOA has 5 elected officers who carry out 2 year terms each. On even years the position of President and Secretary are elected. On odd years the positions of Vice President, Sergeant At Arms and Treasurer are elected.

Below is a brief summary of the officers who currently serve as your representatives to the community.

Meet the Team

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Byron at Sturgis with his 2001 Gilroy Indian Chief Motorcycle

Byron Efird


Byron has held the position of President for the IOA since its inception. A passionate rider, he and his wife Cendy have logged 10s of 1,000s of miles from Sturgis to Daytona and everywhere in between.

When he is not leading rides through the Ozarks, Byron is the Sales Manager of Teeter Chevrolet in Hot Springs, Ark. He and his wife have 2 sons and 3 granddaughters.


Charles Kelly

Vice President

Charles is a retired plumber and a heavy Indian Motorcycle enthusiast. Currently Charles has eight Indian including the “Royal Flush” (All 5 years of the Gilroy Indians) and always on the lookout for more. Charles does incredible customization to his Indians and is a huge hit with the crowds when he displays them.

Charles and his wife Sherry are the parents to a daughter and love retired life on the east coast.

Photo of Tom and Pam Benton on their Polaris Indian Chief

Summer Benton


Our Sergeant At Arms is also an original member of the IOA and a great friend. Always open to input from the riders and tries his best to find solutions to problems. In his professional life Tom works as a Marine Surveyor at Marine Damage Consultants, LLC

Tom and his wife Pame have a son and 2 granddaughters and 1 grandson.