Results are in for the SCCA Board of Directors (BoD) elections conducted in five of SCCA’s geographic Areas. Three new board members were selected, and two incumbents rejoin the board for another three-year term in office.
KJ Christopher, of Rowlett, Texas, will become Area 7 Director as current BoD member Dan Helman, has termed out. Clay Turner, of Colorado Springs, CO, claims the Area 8 Director position as Arnie Coleman concludes his final term. In Area 1, Peter Schneider, from Long Valley, NJ, ran unopposed and will take the BoD seat Bob Dowie vacates as he terms out. Area 5 Director Peter Jankovskis of Lisle, IL, retains his seat, as does Area 13 Director Jeff Zurschmeide, of Tillamook, OR.
In addition, current Area 11 Director Jason Isley has resigned his position following a move to a different SCCA area. During Wednesday’s (11/17) Board of Director meeting, the current board, as per SCCA Bylaws, selected 17-year-member Dale Shoemaker, of Henderson, Nevada, to complete the current term.
Complete 2021 Board of Director election results:
Encompasses the Northeast Division, including the New England, New York and Northern New Jersey Regions.
Peter Schneider — Unopposed
Encompasses the Central Division, including Badlands, Blackhawk Valley, Central Illinois, Chicago, Great River, Iowa, Lake Superior, Land O'Lakes and Milwaukee Regions.
Peter Jankovskis (Incumbent) — Unopposed
Encompasses the Southwest Division, and the following Regions: Central Louisiana, Delta, Houston, Lone Star, Red River, South Texas Border, Southwest Louisiana, Texas and West Texas.
KJ Christopher — 130 votes
Larry Svaton — 96 votes
Cathy Barnard — 68 votes
Encompasses the Rocky Mountain Division including the Colorado, Continental Divide, Eastern Idaho, Pan American, Rio Grande, Utah, and Yellowstone Regions.
Clay Turner — 129 votes
Paul Brown — 37 votes
Encompasses part of the Northern Pacific Division, including Arctic Alaska, Big Sky, Montana, Northwest, Oregon, Snake River and Southwest Montana Regions.
Jeff Zurschmeide (Incumbent) — Unopposed
The full 2022 SCCA Board of Directors is as follows:
Area 1 — Peter Schneider
Area 2 — Jack Burrows
Area 3 — Lyn Hodges Watts
Area 4 — Dayle Frame
Area 5 — Peter Jankovskis
Area 6 — Chris Albin
Area 7 — KJ Christopher
Area 8 — Clay Turner
Area 9 — Charlie Davis
Area 10 — Charles Dobbs
Area 11 — Dale Shoemaker
Area 12 — Steve Strickland
Area 13 — Jeff Zurschmeide
Election ballots were reviewed by Mize CPAs Inc. The current board is set to have one more meeting in December, with new BoD members officially taking their seats January 1, 2022.