TOPEKA, Kan. – The Sports Car Club of America has announced results for the SCCA Board of Directors elections conducted in five of the SCCA’s geographic areas.
Two new board members were selected, and three incumbents rejoin the board for another three-year term in office.
Bob Dowie, of Chester, N.Y., retains his position as Area 1 Director. Peter Jankovskis, of Lisle, Ill., won his bid for the Area 5 Director seat. In Area 7, Dan Helman, of Huffman, Texas, retains his position, as does Area 8 Director Arnie Coleman of Colorado Springs, Colo. Finally, Jeff Zurschmeide, of Lake Oswego, Ore., won his bid for the Area 13 Director seat. 2018 Board of Director election results are as follows:
Area 1: Encompasses the Northeast Division, including the New England, New York and Northern New Jersey regions.
– Incumbent Bob Dowie ran unopposed
Area 5: Encompasses the Central Division, including: Badlands, Central Illinois, Great River, Lake Superior, Milwaukee, Blackhawk Valley, Chicago, Iowa and Land O’ Lakes regions. Outgoing Director is Bruce Lindstrand.
– Peter Jankovskis: 374
– Bill Trainer: 279
Area 7: Encompasses the Southwest Division, and regions such as: Alamo, Delta, Lone Star, Texas, South Texas Border, Central Louisiana, Houston, Red River, Southwest Louisiana and West Texas.
– Incumbent Dan Helman ran unopposed
Area 8: Encompasses the Rocky Mountain Division including the Colorado, Utah, Southwest Montana, Yellowstone, Rio Grande, Pan Am and Continental Divide regions.
– Incumbent Arnie Coleman ran unopposed
Area 13: Encompasses part of the Northern Pacific Division, including: Northwest, Big Sky, Arctic Alaska, Oregon, Montana and Snake River regions. Area 13 post open due to current Director, Jim Weidenbaum, relocating outside Area’s border.
– Jeff Zurschmeide: 319
– Monty Holt: 98
The full 2019 SCCA Board of Directors is as follows:
Area 1 – Bob Dowie
Area 2 – Jack Burrows
Area 3 – Lee Hill
Area 4 – Marcus Merideth
Area 5 – Peter Jankovskis
Area 6 – Chris Albin
Area 7 – Dan Helman
Area 8 – Arnie Coleman
Area 9 – Charlie Davis
Area 10 – Earl Hurlbut
Area 11 – Jason Isley
Area 12 – Tere Pulliam
Area 13 – Jeff Zurschmeide
Election ballots were received and counted by Mize, Houser & Company, Certified Public Accountants. The current board is set to have one more meeting in December, with new BoD members officially taking their seats Jan. 1.