Agenda – PCA-CAI, 14 October 2015


Minutes Approval – for September minutes.

Old business

Contact card to leave on Porsches (Lori) – Gave Lori a sample business card so she could get estimates. Cost $70 online.

Name Tags – Send out name and phone number of shop so people can order name tags if they want them. Maybe find a shop in Valencia area that can make them too? John Ament did this. Sent PPT to Lori.

Palmdale Trophy
39450 3rd St. East #150
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 273-2880

President – David Witteried

From National:

·         New PCA race series in the works. More details to follow.

Next year’s CAI Board of Directors. Any suggestions for members who might consider being on the board:

·         Eric Burkhardt (not this year)

·         Sandra Burkhardt

·         Mark Charus (Secretary, not Treasurer, maybe VP )

·         Jim Gude (VP)

·         Janice Witteried (no)

Ian Anderson (also President of a car club in Ridgecrest) asked if we could come to a car show they are putting on (Sidewinder Classic) on 7 November. See flyer.

Tom Brown here for November Breakfast Meeting? Confirm and get word out to membership.

Discovered another teleconference/VOIP site ( that GEM was using for an AX planning meeting. Allows 25 users for FREE!

Vice President – Lori DeCristo

Treasurer – John Quick

Secretary – Mike Forest

Past President – Jim Gude


            Membership – Lori DeCristo

Name tags for new members.

            Social – Lori DeCristo

Dinner Social:

·         Janice Witteried suggested we have dinner socials. In the Sacramento Valley Region they had a dinner social every month at different locations. It was fun because you got to try different places every month.

·         Socials on Monday and Tuesday nights at 6:00.

·         At last meeting quarterly dinners was a popular idea.

·         Suggestion was made to have new members pick a place.

            Installation Dinner (chair?): Possible location John Quick’s or Lori DeCristo’s.

            Driver’s Clinic – David Witteried

            Rally – Mike Forest

            Concours – Bob Gordon

            Newsletter Editor – Vacant

Webmaster – David Witteried

Still looking for photos to populate our history page ( I would like photos for each year for each person. Prefer a nice head shot if possible.

1987          David Stringham

1988/89     Tim Hagner (got a new photo from Tim via John Quick)

1990/91     Ivor Sheppard

1992/93     Carl Maiershofer

1994/95     Tim Geoghegan

1996          Scott Lloyd    

1997          David Witteried

Heard a rumor that Bob Gordon’s email address for Concours Chair is not working ( The alias is mapped to Need to verify if there is an issue. Bob’s current email address with PCA is Sent a test message 12 October.

Social Media – Eric Burkhardt

Calendar – Lori DeCristo

Event Reports: Observer reports are available at (Event Management). Reports available for Autocross, DE, Rally, Tour, and Tech Sessions.

10 October – Mt. Baldy Fun Run (David Witteried). Facebook Event and MsReg pages set up. Insurance certificate received.

24 October – Photo Rally (Mike Forest).

20 November – LA Auto Show PCNA preview

21 November – Tech Tactics

22 November – Zone 8 President’s meeting


16 January – Zone 8 President’s Meeting/Concours/Awards Banquet

8-10 April – Zone 8 Festival of Speed

19-25 June – PCA Parade, Jay Peak, VT

Event ideas:

Santa Clarita Breakfast or dinner (Lori DeCristo) do this in 2015

Agua Dulce Airport (Lori) – Open on Sundays to public. Similar to Santa Paula. Picnic at winery.

Poker Run (for charity) – R2 will donate an oil change as a prize.

Overnight tour to Solvang

Erick Burkhardt suggested a drive that concludes at Onyx Store on Hwy 178

Dinner at Mon Reve (Ridgecrest)