President’s Message

President’s Message

Board Changes and Nominations

Every year, October brings us the GGR board of directors elections. That means that every September ahead of the election, we assemble a committee to determine the board’s nominations for the positions up for election. Before I get to the nominations though, I have an exciting change to our board[…]

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I Broke My GT3

But fear not! This is not a tale of woe, or a complaint piece about poor customer service. No, we’re talking about Porsche here, and as all members in the PCA know, Porsche is a brand that stands by it’s cars. Instead, this is a triumphant tale of amazing customer[…]

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Don’t Zone Out

A good portion of Golden Gate’s membership know that PCA National breaks North America into 14 zones, and that GGR makes up one of the 10 regions in Zone 7. Despite us cross-publishing our Zone Representative Sandy Provasi’s blog post every month, few know what that actually means. For a[…]

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Ode to the Drivers

The PCA caters to all types of Porsche enthusiast – the collector, concours obsessive, back road lover, and autocross / track competitor. More than most car clubs, the PCA skews toward the drivers though, those that get out there and use their cars. Even a large portion of the concours[…]

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’Tis the Season

We’re almost through the month of March, and it really feels like the driving season is now in full swing. The weather is in our favor in Northern California, meaning we don’t have to store our fun cars for the winter like many poor souls in other parts of the[…]

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Membership Survey Results Are In

The first of what I hope will become regular GGR membership surveys is now closed, and I’d like to congratulate our three randomly selected prize winners: Dave M, John S, and Larry G. They’ll each be receiving a $50 gift certificate to the PCA Webstore soon! While we’re still looking[…]

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Who is this guy?

Back in November, the Golden Gate Region had an election for our board of directors. The result of that election means I can welcome Jim McClelland as our new Track Chair and Marianne Merritt as our new Webmaster. Brian Emmett was also re-elected for another term as our Secretary, and[…]

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Thank you

While it may be unoriginal of me to write a thank-you column around the time of the Thanksgiving holiday, it is certainly not insincere. Let me start with Larry Adams, a tireless volunteer to the club, operating as treasurer most recently but often with multiple hats on, such as, until[…]

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Give yourselves a pat on the back!

In my last two blog postings I made appeals to the membership to fill vacancies on our Board of Directors. I was extremely gratified by two things about the response: many people showed a strong interest in helping the club, but even more telling, those that came forward cited very[…]

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