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Elaine Heretta ~ Director of Publications-Blue Bars Editor
East Ohio Region ~ Tiretown Corvette Club
Spouse: Chuck
Kids:  Melanie & Montie, Greg - all members of NCCC. Peanut & Sparkle
Grandanimals:   Piper, Miss Daisy & Nitro
Corvettes:  1969 convertible, 1984 RP & 1995 coupe
Favorite Vette Fun: I'm a hard competitor, so the relaxation and camaraderie after the events is the best!
Elaine says: You've got to try it all! There is more to Corvetting than just speed events or car shows. You'd be surprised at the things you learn by doing it all...and don't forget Convention!!!

Michele Cantelmo ~ Director of Charity
East Region ~ High Point Cruisers Car Club
Spouse: John
Kids:  3 Cats--Noel, Lucky and Bobbie
Corvettes:  1962 Black Convertible, 1964 Silver Blue Convertible, 1973 Gold L82, 1973 Green L88, Light Blue 1978 Modified, Aqua 1996 LT4, Yellow 2014 Z51
Favorite Vette Fun: This may sound crazy, but I love working all kinds of events. I assist other clubs with their sanctioned events within the East Region. If there are no workers there would be no events!! When not helping other clubs, I enjoy taking long rides on winding rural roads with our Z51.
Michele says: I have made many friends within NCCC over the years and I enjoy the fellowship of our local club, the Regional group and also with National. Get involved--it's loads of fun!!

Debbie Lindsey ~ Director of Sponsorship
Southwest Region ~ Cowtown Vettes
Spouse: Jerry
Kids:  Colin and Brent
Corvettes:  2014 Night Race Blue convertible
Favorite Vette Fun: For events, it would be autocrossing although I have not done this since 1992. Working with conventions has given me the opportunity to meet many people in NCCC that I would not have known otherwise and this has created a lot of "Corvette Fun" for me.
Debbie says: My association and involvement in NCCC has given me some of my closest friends in life including my husband and I am very thankful for that! I hope that we can all be encouraging and positive with each other as that is what motivates people to want to do more and become more involved!

Joan Thomas ~ Webmaster
Midwest Region ~ Mad City Vettes
Spouse: Jim and I were married on December 26, 1964
Kids:  Katy, Sandi and Duffy (James II)
Grandkids:  Ashley, Johnny, Erik, Karl, Fox (James III) and Roark
Great-Granddaughter:  Brynlee
Corvettes:  1972 Stingray
Favorite Vette Fun: I especially loved Low Speed Autocross Events during my Competition years. My favorite fun thing to do is still to encourage someone to try Autocross. If Jim wouldn’t have encouraged me (pushed me) into trying in September of 1995 I can’t imagine what 1995 thru 2015 would have been like.
Joan says: There is a reason why the windshield is so big to see where you're going and why the rear view mirror is so small to see where you've been.

Pat Kelly ~ FCOA Director
Midwest Region ~ Badger State Vettes
Spouse: Gary (yup, that Gary Kelly, past Vice President of Competition!)
Kids:  Jeni, Bill, Jason, & Michele
Grandkids:  Matt, Katie, Katy, JoAnn & Jacob
Great-Grandsons:  Will & Keegan
Corvettes:  1970 454 Daytona Yellow convertible, 1978 L82 4-speed Silver Anniversary, 2003 50th Anniversary convertible, 2014 Z51 Laguna Blue coupe plus 21 others over the years
Favorite Vette Fun: What’s there not to like about anything you can do with a Vette??? We’ve done just about all of it ~ social & competitive and it’s hard to pick a favorite.
Pat says: Participate in Corvette activities whenever you can. You’ll never regret the time spent with your Corvette “family”. Volunteer to help your Club, your Region and NCCC ~ you’ll find it very rewarding. And don’t forget that FCOA is the foundation of NCCC’s 21st Century! Get your kids, Grand-kids, nieces and nephews interested in Vettes now ~ you don’t want them running around in a Viper, Porsche or Mustang, do you?

Larry Higgins ~ Distribution Manager
Midwest Region ~ Rolling Prairie Corvette Club
Spouse: Married to Rhonda in 1993
Kids:  Amber, Clint, Lisa
Grandkids:  D'Angelo, Christopher, Alexander, Sabrina, Heather, Brittany, Melissa
Corvettes:  77 Corvette Tan Coupe (Group2 A/B), 61 Black Convertible sold to buy 93 Bright Aqua Metallic Convertible traded to buy 2007 Velocity Yellow Convertible
Favorite Vette Fun: Convention
Larry says: Get involved. Go to Convention. Drive it. Vettes were not made to sit in a garage. Take in a Spring or Fall Color Run.

Gene Gau ~ 2016 Convention Director
West Region ~ Cornhusker Corvette Club

Jerry Koraleski ~ 2016 Convention Co-Director
West Region ~ Cornhusker Corvette Club

Bernyce Molenda ~ 2016 Convention Treasurer
Southwest Region ~ Tin Hall Toys

Deb Murphy ~ 2017 Convention Director
Florida Region ~ North Florida Corvette Association
Richard Yanko ~ 2017 Convention Director
Southeast Region ~ Vette City Vettes

Gail Yanko ~ 2017 Convention Co-Director
Southeast Region ~ Vette City Vettes
Denny Murphy ~ 2017 Convention Co-Director
Florida Region ~ North Florida Corvette Association

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