April 10, 2021 Board Meeting

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April 10, 2021 Board Meeting

Porsche Club of America

Golden Gate Region 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

April 10, 2021

Present: John Celona, Canyon Chan, Kate Efremova, Chris Hamilton, Ed Hunter, Jim McClelland, Howard Yao. Not Present: Himanshu Patel, Michael Sherman.

Call to Order: 

The meeting was called to order at 3:05 pm. 

Call for agenda changes: 


Call for calendar changes: 

Porsche Redwood City Concours event scheduled for October 17th, part of the Zone 7 series.

Call for budget changes:


Past Events
AX #1 at Cow Palace was another sold out event. DE/CR #1 at Thunderhill was a successful event; there were 13 students using Potomac protocol and 3 lead follow students.

Directors’ Reports

John shared the Zone 7 President’s meeting slide deck. The Large Region President’s Meeting was focused on competing track events, looking at developing AX and DE best practices. 

Reported Remotely: Received and forwarded DE/CR #2 insurance to Jim. AX insurance is covered. Ed is scouting good roads to hold an upcoming tour.


A motion to approve Howard’s Board Meeting Minutes from March 7th was carried without dissent.

Club cash reserves in good shape. First AX and DE/CR events finished in the black. Canyon issued the March financial report summary, which was approved unanimously.

Membership Director:
Reported Remotely: As of the time of this meeting, PCA GGR has 3,481 members total. Last month we gained 57 members and 108 renewals. A motion to approve all new members was carried unanimously.

Social Director:

Kate is exploring the following social activities:

  • Explore opportunities for social event (cars and coffee style) with school districts (low-income area) with a possibility of fundraising.
  • Working on a small social event at the private garage in downtown San Carlos.
  • Working on event (cars and coffee style) with EASY (European Auto Salvage Yard) in Emeryville.

Autocross Director:
Reported Remotely: First event was sold out with 50 participants. The next event will allow 75 entries per new County guidelines.

Next tour has been scheduled from Hollister to Carmel, Sunday April 25th. 

Motoring Director:

This position is open, if you are interested in taking on this role, please contact any of the Board members for more information.

Track Director:
Planning for the upcoming Buttonwillow DE/CR event is underway. 

The old DE trailer is to be sold, still waiting for DMV paperwork.

DE Cash usage is well below budgeted limits.


Starting to develop the new website, for both format and content. Photo gallery and calendar features will be enhanced in the new website. 

Topics for discussion


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:07 pm. The next Board Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, May 2 at 3:00 pm.

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