January GGR Board Minutes

Porsche Club of America

Golden Gate Region

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Jan 10, 2024


XPresident – Howard YaoXAutocross – Himanshu Patel
XVice President – Brad ZucroffXMotoring – Cheryl Spott
XSecretary – Eric WilsonXCo-Track – Scott Kalkin
XTreasurer – Alan JungCo-Track – Jim McClelland
XMembership – Wen ShenXNugget Editor – Jim Tierney
XSocial – Kate EfremovaXWebmaster – Christina Hamilton

Call to Order 6:14pm


  • Welcome to new Board members
  • Goal is to put on as many car-related events that attract the members in our region
  • Club Awards were not given out in 2023
    • Propose awarding retroactively for 2023 throughout 2024 – nominations beginning in the next board meeting
    • Will return to traditional year-end awards for 2024
  • Presented President’s budget, vote to approve: APPROVED

Vice President:

  • Reviewed process for board members to procure insurance for club events


  • Vote to approve Nov 2023 minutes: APPROVED


  • Discussion of 2023 Year-End financials
  • Goal is to maintain ~$300k in the bank to support cash flow needed for event planning

Membership Director:

  • Jan 2024 member counts
    • PCA GGR
      • 3,836 total (2,657 primary members, 1,176 co-members, 3 honorary)
      • 134 PCA Juniors, 99 renewals, 51 dropped, 48 new members
    • PCA National: 160,674 active members (105,482 primary & 55,192 co-members)
  • Next membership event: Feb-Mar 2024
  • Presented Membership Budget, vote to approve: APPROVED
  • Vote to accept new members: APPROVED

Social Director:

  • Planning 11 Cars & Coffee events in 2024, continuing the rotation of locations to accommodate members all around the Bay


  • Assisting with transition of Google accounts to new board members
  • Open to a member with WordPress expertise volunteering to help improve our site

Autocross Director:

  • Finding venues in the region is challenging, so have created a community with other Autocross clubs to coordinate locations & dates
  • Planing 9 events in 2024 (monthly Mar-Nov) spread across different venues (Sonoma Raceway, Laguna Seca, Salinas Airport, Crows Landing)
  • Presented Autocross budget, vote to approve: APPROVED

Track Director:

  • Want to better support intermediate & advanced drivers through (voluntary) additional instruction, and improve our instructor core so they are equipped to instruct those drivers
  • Will market to other cars clubs & outlying regions to increase car counts
  • Presented Track budget, vote to approve: APPROVED

Nugget Editor:

  • Submission deadline for this month’s newsletter is Jan 14

Motoring Director:

  • Will present budget in next board meeting

Adjournment 9:01pm

Next Board Meeting: Feb 7 @ Howard’s house