President Message

President Message

A Tougher Job than Club President

One could easily imagine that the toughest job in GGR is being Club President (it’s not). There are many jobs that are more challenging. Today I want to focus on one that involves managing the largest, most diverse group of volunteers in the club, sustaining relationships with multiple external parties[…]

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Sad news

It is with great sadness that we meet the passing of long time Golden Gate member, Carl Switzer. Carl was an avid contributor to GGR, supporting the autocross and track programs and also serving on the board as Track and Competition Chair.  In these roles Carl helped shape the GGR[…]

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My first Porsche

I have a conjecture about people and the car models they like that draws from the psychological concept of Imprinting: people’s first and strongest attachment to a particular Porsche model comes from the earlier part of their life and reflects their first significant awareness of that model.  For me, that[…]

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Happy New Year!

Welcome to a new year of fun with your Porsche and the people of GGR! We’re off to a great start with a fantastic holiday, volunteer and awards luncheon a few weeks ago which had nearly 200 people in attendance.  Amidst the slide shows of fun runs and autocrosses, the[…]

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Summer already!

It’s amazing to me that we’re already to summer in 2016. GGR has already held over twenty events this year ranging from autocross to social to track and of course including, the less exciting but still necessary, board of directors’ meetings. Although our capable volunteers often make it look like[…]

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President’s Message – February 2016

I’ve just attend the Zone 7 Presidents’ Meeting for Winter 2016 presided over by our able and tireless Zone 7 Representative – Sandy Provasi.  I learned a lot about goings-on in the zone and want to share some of that with you here. In addition to discussing the large number[…]

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