The NorCal Viper Club is a Non-Profit Corporation operating as a 501(C7) and has a 3-member Board of Directors. The Club is governed by its latest Bylaws dated January 2016.
President - Sanjar Chakamian
Sanjar has been in the Viper Club for over 18 years. He joined the club in 2002 after he bought his 1996 Red RT/10. Between 2012 and 2014, Sanjar served as the Event Director of the club planning and promoting club events and activities. Sanjar has also been an active member of the club and has hosted many events including several large parties at his home. Sanjar is a semi-retired Management Executive and lives with his wife Sheri, who is an artist in Morgan Hill. He still has his 1996 RT/10 and in 2017 added a 1of1 ACR which he takes to the track.
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Secretary - Jim Bray
Jim joined the Club in 2006 when he bought a 2004 Red Gen 3 and later upgraded to a 2014 GTS. He has been active in the Club including hosting events such as The Blues Cruise, The Littlefield Tank Museum Tour, the Suisun Bay Mothball Fleet Tour, the Mendocino County Getaway, the Blue Angels Fleet Week Harbor Cruise, the Bondurant Driving School Event, a Progressive Dinner and 3 Guns & Vipers events. He has been the Club's Secretary since March of 2016.
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Treasurer - Karen Corry
I have a 1996 GTS and a 2000 RT/10, and have been a Club member since 2000. I believe my experience as Office Manager and Bookkeeper of an education nonprofit can contribute to the continued growth and success of our Club. Vipers are our passion, the goal is fun. Join us!
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Operations Director - Brian Woodiwiss
Brian Woodiwiss was born and raised in beautiful Napa Valley, CA where he resided across the street from two Vipers (and their owner) for most of his teenage years. His dream of owning one would come to fruition in 2017 when he flew to Phoenix, AZ to purchase his very first Viper. He joined the NorCal VOA and less than two years later he had sold his beloved Gen3 Mamba and acquired his current Viper: a very ACR_ISH (hint hint) 2014 SRT Viper. It became his mission to run for chapter president so he could inject some fresh young blood into the Viper community. Brian looks forward to representing his native area and leading with passion, ambition and integral dependability! God. Family. Vipers!
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Event Director - Shelly Koning
Hello fellow Viper enthusiasts!
I am excited to serve you as events coordinator of the NorCal Region for 2020.
I joined the (then VCA) in 1995 and rolled over to the VOA as an inaugural member in 2013.
I’ve owned a 1995 rt/10 (red with white stripes) and currently have a black and silver 1996 rt/10. I look forward to seeing you all at our fun and unique events!
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Founding President - Maurice Liang
Maurice Liang founded the NorCal Viper Club in 1994 and served as its president for 20 years. In 1995, he founded the national Viper Club of America and served as its first president. In 2014, he co-founded the Viper Owners Association and served as first national president. Liang owns a Gen I and a Gen II Viper. He has authored two books about Vipers, the “Viper Buyers Guide” and “SRT Viper An American Supercar Returns”, both published by Motorbooks International. Liang was editor/photographer for Snake Eyes for 20 years, and is currently editor of VOA’s national magazine “Viper Quarterly”.
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