Staff Leadership

David Schaeffer // Executive Director

Ron Huegli // Curator

R. Lewis Ferguson // Education Director

Kari McClellan // Development Director

April Franklin // Development Specialist

Emily Bryant Utz // Group Tourism Specialist

Matt Suplee // Exhibit Designer

Kristine Stensgaard // Guest Services Manager

Jeanine Russell // Guest Services Lead

Amanda Andrews // Volunteer Manager

Jim Carr // Facilities Manager

Katrina O'Brien // Archivist & Collections Manager

Katie Williams // Education Manager

Sandra LaPorte // Administrative Assistant


Nick Apap // Event Director

Communication / PR

Scott Grall // Marketing Director

Angie Galimanis // Lawrence PR


World of Speed Leadership

World of Speed Leadership is comprised of distinguished individuals and professionals who volunteer their time to provide direction and guidance to professional staff in all aspects of our growth and development.

World of Speed is grateful for their ongoing support and dedication.


Board of Directors

David C. Bany // Midway LLC
Founder and Board Chair , World of Speed and Youth Music Project

Sarah A. Bany // Midway LLC
Founder, World of Speed and Youth Music Project

Rachael M. Bany // Executive Director, Youth Music Project

Phillip G. Fogg Sr. // Marquis Companies

Mary Jaeger // Aging Veteran Services Director, Oregon Department of Veteran’s Affairs

David E. Loney // Director IT Operations, Cambia Health Solutions

Advisory Board

Bob Ames // Retired, Vice Chairman of First Interstate Bank

Brett Baker // General Manager of Austin Industries

Mike Bell // Retired, Firefighter, Portland Fire & Rescue

Curry Garvin // Senior Portfolio Manager at US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Dale LaFollette // Retired, Track Manager at Portland International Raceway

Scott Perrott // Owner of Perrott, J.S., & Co., Inc.

Harvey Platt // Former CEO of Platt Electric

Greg Remensperger // Executive Vice President of OADA

Art Smith // Collection Curator at Ron Tonkin Family of Dealerships

Marty Stewart // Owner of Trusted Advisors Insurance Group LLC

Larry Vollum // Director of Design and Innovation at CompView Medical