Zone 8 Enthusiast of the Year

This award is presented to the zone member who best exemplifies the spirit of PCA. As with the national award, tte recipient is an exemplary participant in club activities and shows initiative in the support and organization of ongoing activities and the development of new activities.

  • 2016 Jim & Kathleen Kendler, Southern Arizona Region
  • 2015 Brianna Becker, Los Angeles Region
  • 2014 Maggie Garnett, Los Angeles Region
  • 2013 Colleen Stein, Los Angeles Region
  • 2012 Suesan Way, Grand Prix Region
  • 2011 Paul Young, San Diego Region
  • 2010 Ken Short, Las Vegas Region
  • 2009 Mike Eisele, Arizona Region
  • 2008 David Stone, Santa Barbara Region
  • 2007 Skip Carter, Grand Prix Region
  • 2006 Jill Beck, Arizona Region
  • 2005 Vince Knauf, San Diego Region
  • 2004 Michael Dolphin, Grand Prix Region
  • 2003 Ken Steele, Arizona Region
  • 2002 Richard Price, Orange Coast Region
  • 2001 Lars Frohm, Orange Coast Region
  • 2000 Barbara Enke, San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 1999 Alyce Thorp, California Central Coast Region
  • 1998 Mike Mansolino, Orange Coast Region
  • 1997 Joe Boucher, Santa Barbara Region
  • 1996 Tom & Jude Sisson, San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 1995 George & Jean McClelland, Orange Coast Region
  • 1994 Bev Frohm, Orange Coast Region
  • 1993 Tom Sisson, San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 1992 George McClelland, Orange Coast Region
  • 1991 Greg & Vicki Tedesco, Grand Prix Region
  • 1990 -- info missing
  • 1989 Jim Rydbeck, San Diego Region
  • 1988 Kirk Shimazu, Los Angeles Region
  • 1987 Barb and Dennis Crowley, Southern Arizona Region
  • 1986 Jeannie Kuchenmeister, San Diego Region
  • 1985 Bev Frohm, Orange Coast Region*
  • 1984 Joe Stonskas, Las Vegas Region
  • 1983 Judd Boykin, Los Angeles Region
  • 1982 Felix Macaluso, Orange Coast Region & Margie Smith-Haas, San Diego Region
  • 1981 Ron Hughes, Orange Coast Region
  • 1980 John Williamson, Los Angeles Region
  • 1979 Georgia Springer, Orange Coast Region

*also in 1985 Mike Springer, Orange Coast Region, was named Enthusiast of the Decade

Zone 8 Region of the Year

This award is presented to the most outstanding Zone 8 region for the year; the region that demonstrates the highest standards in meeting the objectives and ideals of the Porsche Club of America.

  • 2016 Arizona Region
  • 2015 Southern Arizona Region
  • 2014 San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 2013 Golden Empire Region
  • 2012 Santa Barbara Region
  • 2011 Arizona Region
  • 2010 Grand Prix Region
  • 2009 Arizona Region
  • 2008 California Inland Region
  • 2007 Orange Coast Region
  • 2006 Arizona Region
  • 2005 Orange Coast Region
  • 2004 Santa Barbara Region
  • 2003 San Diego Region
  • 2002 Santa Barbara Region
  • 2001 Arizona Region
  • 2000 San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 1999 San Diego Region
  • 1998 San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 1997 San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 1996 San Diego Region
  • 1995 Orange Coast Region
  • 1994 Grand Prix Region
  • 1993 San Diego Region
  • 1992 San Diego Region
  • 1991 San Diego Region
  • 1990 San Diego Region
  • 1989 San Diego Region
  • 1988 San Diego Region
  • 1987 San Diego Region
  • 1986 Orange Coast Region
  • 1985 Orange Coast Region
  • 1984 Orange Coast Region

Sam Wang Overall Challenge Award


Bill Bartee receives his trophy from Sam Wang

This award is in honor of a previous Zone 8 Time Trial Chair and one of the Zone's most enthusiastic, inspiring and competitive members, the late Dr. Sam Wang of Orange Coast Region. In addition to Time Trials, Sam participated in many club activities of all varieties. He was taken from us much too early through an unfortunate traffic accident. This trophy is awarded to the member with the highest overall score for participation in all four of the Zone event series (Autocross, Concours, Rally & Time Trial). This award was discontinued in 2013.

  • 2012 Paul Young, San Diego Region
  • 2009 Paul Young, San Diego Region
  • 2006 Paul Young, San Diego Region
  • 2004 Greg Fullmer, Golden Empire Region
  • 2003 Perry Bradshaw, Grand Prix Region
  • 2002 Perry Bradshaw, Grand Prix Region
  • 2001 Bill & Barbara Enke, San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 2000 Don Bierce, Orange Coast Region
  • 1999 Don Bierce, Orange Coast Region
  • 1998 Don Bierce, Orange Coast Region
  • 1997 Don Bierce, Orange Coast Region
  • 1996 Bev Frohm, Orange Coast Region
  • 1995 Tom Sisson, San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 1994 Tom Sisson, San Gabriel Valley Region
  • 1993 Greg Tedesco, Grand Prix Region
  • 1992 Greg & Vicki Tedesco, Grand Prix Region
  • 1991 Greg Tedesco, Grand Prix Region
  • 1990 David McAlexander, San Diego Region
  • 1989 Jim Rydbeck, San Diego Region
  • 1988 Joe Stonskas JR, Las Vegas Region
  • 1987 Jack Aman, Arizona Region
  • 1986 Warren "WC" Fox, Orange Coast Region
  • 1985 Ron Mistak, Orange Coast Region
  • 1984 Mike Wroughton, Arizona Region
Award Winners

Skip Carter posing with the 2007 Zone 8 Enthusiast of the Year Award

Ken Steele (past president of Arizona Region) receives the Zone 8 Enthusiast of the Year award for 2003

John Williamson (left - 1980 Los Angeles Region President) receives the Zone 8 Enthusiast of the Year Award from Zone 8 Rep Burt Misevic as Georgia Springer (the 1979 winner) looks on

Zone 8 Rep Bev Frohm presents Chris Duva (Orange Coast Region) with the 2007 Zone 8 Region of the Year Award

Lewis Wise (left - 2003 Vice President) and Tom Brown (2003 President) receive the Zone 8 2003 Region of the Year trophy for San Diego Region

Greg Fullmer (middle) poses with his 2004 Sam Wang Award