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October 6, 2021

Voting to Begin for 2022 Board of Directors Positions

Voting to Begin for 2022 Board of Directors Positions

As an SCCA Member, you are both invited and encouraged to participate in the annual elections for the SCCA Board of Directors. SCCA BoD members, as outlined in the SCCA bylaws, “shall establish the policies of the Club and shall oversee and direct the implementation and execution of such policies and the administration of the affairs of the Club by the executive committee, such other committees as it determines to appoint and authorize, and the staff of the Club.” It’s an important position for the direction of the Club, and as such, the selection of the Board should be taken seriously. Members of the Board of Directors are elected to three-year terms, so only five of the 13 Areas are up for election in 2021. 

This year’s election process will once again include online voting via the Member Account Portal (MAP) at, and an email notification announcing such will be sent shortly to eligible voters. For those on a Family Membership, each family member will need to log in with their unique SCCA Member ID to cast their vote. A first-time login requires a valid email address on the member account, and family members may use the same email address. Those that experience any difficulty should contact the Member Services Department for assistance at

The National Office assumes members are “opted in” to electronic delivery of ballots unless they have specifically “opted out.” Those who opted out should receive physical ballots in the mail shortly so they may vote on Area Director candidates—if their Area Director is up for election this year. Ballots are mailed to addresses on record with the Sports Car Club of America. Completed ballots should NOT be returned to the SCCA office. Instead, votes will be tallied by Mize CPAs Inc. A postage paid return envelope is included with the ballot for your convenience. Ballots must be received at Mize CPAs Inc. by November 15 at 5 p.m. Central Time. The same deadline applies to online voting.

Voting is only open in contested areas, so only members in Areas 7 and 8 will be able to vote online or should expect to receive a ballot if they’ve opted out of electronic delivery.

If you feel you did not receive a ballot and should have, please contact SCCA Member Services at 800-770-2055. Area Director seats up for election this year are as follows:

Area 1: Encompasses the Northeast Division, including the New England, New York and Northern New Jersey regions. Bob Dowie is concluding his final term as allowed by SCCA Bylaws.

  • Peter Schneider

Area 5: Encompasses the Central Division, including: Badlands, Central Illinois, Great River, Lake Superior, Milwaukee, Blackhawk Valley, Chicago, Iowa and Land O’ Lakes regions.

  • Incumbent Area 5 Director Peter Jankovskis is running unopposed.

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. Dan Helman is concluding his final term as allowed by SCCA Bylaws.

  • Cathy Barnard
  • KJ Christopher
  • Larry Svaton

Area 8: Encompasses the Rocky Mountain Division including the Colorado, Utah, Southwest Montana, Yellowstone, Rio Grande, Pan Am and Continental Divide regions. Arnie Coleman is concluding his final term as allowed by SCCA Bylaws.

  • Paul Brown
  • Clay Turner

Area 13: Encompasses part of the Northern Pacific Division, including: Northwest, Big Sky, Arctic Alaska, Oregon, Montana and Snake River regions. 

  • Incumbent Area 13 Director Jeff Zurschmeide is running unopposed.


Click below to review candidate-supplied platforms.

Members of the Board of Directors in the midst of their terms include:

  • Area 2 – Jack Burrows
  • Area 3 – Lyn Hodges Watts
  • Area 4 – Dayle Frame
  • Area 6 – Chris Albin
  • Area 9 – Charlie Davis
  • Area 10 – Charles Dobbs
  • Area 11 – Jason Isley
  • Area 12 – Steve Strickland 

The Board of Directors represents you, the members—be a part of the process and vote!

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