SCRAMP ANNOUNCES 2006 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MONTEREY, Calif. (December 16, 2005) - The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP), the not-for-profit organization that operates major racing events at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, today announced the results of recent elections of the officers and board of directors for the 2006 season.
SCRAMP officers for 2006 include Ken Lofink of Monterey as president, Kathy Hayworth of Del Rey Oaks as vice president, Dean Fewtrell of Salinas as treasurer and Bill Robertson of Salinas as secretary. Outgoing president Don Ask of Carmel Valley will serve in the position of past president.
Newly elected president Lofink has lived on the Monterey Peninsula since the track opened in 1957 and has been involved with SCRAMP for 35 years, serving on numerous committees and holding officer positions including secretary, vice president and two former terms as president. He owned Kajel Designs furniture and lighting business before moving into real estate 20 years ago. He is currently a partner with MPA Real Estate. Lofink has been involved with many community organizations over the years including the 20-30 Club and Monterey Host Lions Club. He started and ran the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on the Monterey Peninsula for several years, has been involved with the Crosby/AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for 25 years and presently sits on the Board of the Monterey County Hospitality Association.
The SCRAMP Board of Directors for 2006 consists of the officers listed above and the following individuals: James Alit, Carl Anderson, Jim Coldwell, George Covell, Greg Curry, Bruce Herrmann, Bob Hewitt, Terry Kendall, Tom Kincheloe, Harlan Lee, Ed Magner, James McCord, Mark Mendoza, Allen Mulholland, Ginger Mutoza, Jeff Olinger, John O'Neal, Wayne Rainey, Bruce Robertson, and Dr. Richard Weiss.
The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) has operated Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca since its opening in 1957. SCRAMP is a not-for-profit organization chartered to benefit local charitable and non-profit groups, and to promote Monterey County economic vitality. Race events at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca have resulted in more than $10 million being distributed to Monterey Peninsula and Central California groups for youth programs and community service projects and have generated more than $1 billion in revenue for area businesses. Today, SCRAMP is one of the most important economic and charitable organizations in Monterey County.
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