Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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Reminders & Announcements
2016 Board Member & Chair Positions

We are accepting nominations for the 2016 calendar year for the Vice President, Secretary and Member at Large offices.  Please take a few minutes to look these available positions over.  If something interests you, please contact our Election Committee Chair, Don Knievel via email or (253) 858-6902 by Oct. 8th, so that ballots can be prepared and sent out by mid-October.  The OPR Board and supporting members ensure the smooth operation of our club.  We encourage you to take an active role and a personal interest.


Vice President (2 year term):  The Vice President is responsible for requesting Insurance coverage for all moving car events (tours, rally’s tech sessions, etc.) and completing Observer’s Reports for these events and providing to National PCA office.  In the absence of the President, presides over meetings; prepares the agenda and directs the discussion thereof., assuring that the new President of the Region has signed this report acknowledging receipt of this Manual and other Region property.  Two year position.  One of five Board members.  Vice President is required to attend the monthly Board/Membership meetings on a regular basis and Annual Membership meeting. Current Vice President is Pete Bonfrisco if you have any questions.


Secretary (2 year term):  Keeps and preserves the minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors and membership, to include the Annual Meeting and provides a copy to Newsletter Editor and Web Master for publishing.  Two year position.  One of five Board members. Secretary is required to attend the monthly Board/Membership meetings on a regular basis and Annual Membership meeting.  Current Secretary is Amy Bonfrisco if you have any questions.


Member at Large (1 year term):

If you cannot decide which of the above positions you would like best, perhaps the Member at Large is for you.  The Member at Large fills in where he/she is needed, either through direct tasking, or through his/her own initiative.  Best described as "A Helper", the Member at Large assists with special events, understaffed boards, and over tasked editors.  One of five Board Members.  You will be required to attend the monthly Board meetings on a regular basis.  One year position.  Current Member at Large is Neil Green if you have any questions.


We are looking for volunteers for the 2016 calendar year for the following committee chairs.  If something interests you, please let our President, Jon Wyman via email or (440) 463-1978.


Safety Chairperson:

Responsible for the club’s Safety to provide the following services, in accordance with appropriate Region Event Guidelines for all moving car events: (1) provide a monitor for all moving car events to ensure that the event organizers provide for the safety throughout the event; (2) ensure releases are signed by everyone; (3) make recommendations to the Region on all items of local interest pertinent to safety; (4) oversee the overall safe conduct of Region events, collect, report, and update all safety related information as made available from National PCA; and (5) review and resolve all safety issues submitted to the Safety Chair. Contact our President, Jon Wyman, if you have any questions.


Newsletter Editor:

Prepare, edit and cause to be published a monthly newsletter for the purpose of communicating to the Region membership information pertinent to the activities and operation of the Region. Appoint co-editor to provide for continuity during vacations, illness, emergencies, etc. Co-editor shall assist and become thoroughly familiar with all aspects of the publication process. Co-editor's appointment is to be submitted for Board approval at the beginning of each year.  The newsletter shall include, but not be limited to, the following: Calendar of Upcoming Events, including Board Meeting, Region Events, Zone Events, and other local events. Articles concerning upcoming and past events. Articles on local competitive events. Results of local competitive events. Board of Directors Meeting Minutes. New membership data. Goodie Store advertisement, List Board Members, Committee Chairpersons, and their contact numbers and website addresses. Required Publication information, such as deadlines and reprint guidelines. Newsletter credits. Technical articles and reports. President's message. Optional articles of general PCA interest. The newsletter shall be printed and available for the printer no later than the set day of each month selected by the Editor and printer.  Coordinate editorial and advertising inputs with the appropriate chairpersons. Appoint other persons to assist in publication of the newsletter, as necessary. Currently filled by Brian Forde, if you have any questions.



Maintenance of the Olympic Peninsula Region web site at www.opr-pca.org. Updates should be made as new information is available to keep the site current, but at a minimum within a few days of receiving new information. This often requires a webmaster to be proactive and ask event chairs and others in the Region for the updated information.  The website should include the following minimum information:  Home Page (latest news and upcoming events with links to event pages for details and link to PCA National website), Club Contacts (board members & committee chairs with contact information), Calendar of Events (current year's calendar of events that are scheduled with links to event pages for details), Event Pages (for upcoming events scheduled within the next month or so), Past Events (Pictures and write-up on past events), Past Newsletters & Board Meeting Minutes, Classified Ads, Club Sponsors (appear on each web page), and Club History.  Currently filled by Maryann Elwell, if you have any questions.


Olympic Peninsula Porsche Club Facebook Page

We just started a Facebook page. Susan Smith is the editor. It was set up that everyone can read it ... but only members can post. To post you must join Facebook, then go to our page - Olympic Peninsula Porsche Club and request to join ... that request will go to Susan and she will approve all members.  Please direct your questions and comments to Susan vie email.


Porsche Videos
2015 OPR Region Dues/Newsletter Ads

To advertise in our newsletter for 2015 please contract our Advertising Chair, Pete Bonfrisco via e-mail.  

2015 Newsletter Advertising Rates:

2015 Ad Options

Color Ad Rates

B&W Ad Rates

Back Cover (3/4 Page)



Full Page



Half Page



Quarter Page



Business Card



The above rates are for an entire year of 6 newsletters and will be prorated based on when you start your ad.


Upcoming Events
Event StartTitle
10/15/2015 11:30 PM Nov./Dec. Nor’Wester Deadline
10/17/2015 7:00 PM Social Dinner
10/24/2015 8:00 AM Happy Daze Tour
10/31/2015 11:00 PM Holiday Party Payment Due
10/31/2015 11:00 PM Silent Auction Items Wanted
11/11/2015 6:00 PM Dinner/Member Meeting
11/11/2015 11:00 PM Holiday Party Hotel Rooms Released
11/15/2015 11:00 PM 2016 Roster Updates Due
11/18/2015 6:00 PM Dinner/2016 Calendar Planning Meeting
11/30/2015 11:00 PM 2016 Election Ballots Due
12/12/2015 6:00 PM Holiday Party
12/15/2015 11:30 PM Jan./Feb. Nor’Wester Deadline


Club Sponsors