Anh Le, Membership

Anh Le, Membership Director

I joined ORPCA in 2010 and knew I had found a club that not only had car enthusiasts, but also wonderful friends that have become family. As many of you may know, I work on the opposite coast, but still have my roots in Oregon. When I am home, I am always thrilled to visit with everyone and make new friends at events.

I am delighted to see how ORPCA has grown over the years. I was sad to leave the Board after being Membership Chair from 2012-2014, but happy that I am still able to actively assist as a remote member of the Social Committee.

I look forward to working with the Board and its members as your Membership Chair.  

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Larry Hannan, Director at Large

Larry Hannan, Director at Large and Past President

For my wife Cathy and I, the Porsche experience started with a trip to a car dealership in 2005 to look at a special edition of an Audi TT. Sitting on the show room floor along with the Audi was a Guards Red 1995 Porsche Carrera cabriolet. After taking both cars out for a test drive, it was obvious which was the better car. I asked my wife which of the cars she preferred, and she pointed to the red Porsche. We took the Carrera home that day and joined PCA and ORPCA that same year. Like a lot of new members, the first ORPCA event we attended was a Saturday Arrive and Drive. That was followed by a few Wednesday dinners and some more Arrive and Drives. In 2006 the Porsche Parade was in Portland, and I volunteered to help. That really began our journey with the Porsche Club.

Over the years we hosted Wednesday dinners, helped with events like the club’s 50th anniversary in 2009, the 911 50th anniversary at Skamania Lodge, car corrals at Concours d’Elegance in Forest Grove, and club tours. My involvement with ORPCA increased in 2015 when I was nominated to serve on the ORPCA Board of Directors and stepped up a bit more when I became President in 2017. While involvement in the club is time consuming, the benefit is meeting and working with some amazing people, who own and drive some amazing cars. In 2018, the benefit of meeting members worked out for us in a different way. With the commitment to attend events as President came a lot of driving. We decided that we didn’t want to add that many miles to the 95 Carrera. Maybe that was just an excuse to go looking for another car, but looking I went. The stars aligned because a car I had admired for a couple of years came up for sale. The car was ORPCA member Joe Kelly’s 2008 Porsche Design Edition Cayman S. Knowing Joe and how he maintained his cars made the purchase easy. The year 2020 will mark our 15th anniversary with the Oregon Region of the Porsche Club of America.

The purchase of a Porsche and joining ORPCA was a great decision. We are looking forward to many more years of playing with cars.

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Tom Floyd, Sales & Marketing and Social Media

Tom Floyd, Sales & Marketing and Social Media

My Porsche Journey started when I was in the third grade in my hometown of San Diego, California. Our class assignment was to write a short story of what we would like to do when we grew up. Well, I’ve loved cars all my life and at the young age of 8, I had a very comprehensive collection of Hot Wheels cars. For the report, I chose “Race Car Driver.” But not just any car, even then, I singled out Porsche as my weapon of choice. I even convinced my mother to take me to Alan Johnson Porsche to visit their Race Department and do a little “Research.” The staff at the dealership was very nice to me and the race techs talked about the cars and answered my questions. I was hooked on Porsche for life. In the late 80s I went to work as the Parts & Service Manager for a small independent shop called Dieters Porsche Service on 16th and Market in downtown San Diego.

It wasn’t until 2014 that I was able to pull the trigger and purchase my first Porsche, an Arctic Silver 2002 996TT. I immediately signed up with PCA national and joined the Oregon Region. It’s been really fun to get to know so many members and try out a lot of the club activities such as the drives, autocross and the monthly socials. I’m very excited and honored to be chosen as the club’s Sales & Marketing Director and am looking forward to sharing some fresh ideas and continuing to be involved wherever I can.

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