The Auto-Archives Board

To support the daunting task of funding, putting together and managing a world class automotive archive, Auto-Archives has assembled an international panel of experts from across the automotive world to work on building and running a facility that will help develop the interest and passion for an industry we all love. In addition to providing Auto-Archives with materials from their own collections, the board have all commit a huge number of hours to help develop the concept.

William Taylor
William Taylor
President

Author, photographer, and publisher William Taylor is the founder and President of Auto-Archives. William has written seminal books on several marques such as Lotus and McLaren and has ……

Bill Roushey
Bill Roushey
Treasurer

The currently Treasurer of Auto-Archives Bill Roushey joined the Board in 2014. Bill is a product development engineer for a leading sports manufacturer and a member of Lotus Colorado. Bill is currently working on …..

Christian Braun
Christian Braun
Board Member & Club Outreach

Christian Braun joined the board of Auto-Archives in September 2016. Christian who is the founder of hobbyDB and has been working on building the Auto-Archives online database. He is …..

Jim Bennett
Jim Bennett
Board Member

One of the Founder members of Coterie Press, Jim Bennett helped develop the concept and structure of Auto-Archives. Jim has owned and raced a huge array of Vintage Racecars, including Formula 1, Formula 2, and Formula Junior. He is …..

Derek Prechtl
Derek Prechtl
Board Member

Derek is the most recent addition to the Board. Former professional racing Cyclist with the USA Hyundai Team, Derek is manager of Hagerty Western Region and  based in the Denver office.

Jo Taylor
Jo Taylor
Secretary and Board Member

As Marketing Manager of Coterie Press Jo was instrumental in the formation of Auto-Archives. She worked tirelessly to develop a business structure framework that would lead to our 501c3 status.

Frank Barrett
Frank Barrett
Board Member

Author, photographer, and publisher Frank Barrett has been an Auto-Archives Board member for four years. For 25 years Frank published The Star, the magazine of the Mercedes-Benz club of America. He has authored or edited many automotive books and has served on the board of the Colorado Grand since 1992.

Pat Hogan
Pat Hogan
Board Member

With a strong background in product development a hugely valuable member of the team, Pat Hogan works on concept development and community outreach for Auto-Archives. Pat is an active Vintage Racer and drives …….

Advisory & Community Board

The Auto-Archives Advisory & Community Board are a group of unsung experts who offer great help and support to the Archive. They also represent the interests of Colorado’s car collector community.

Jimmy Aretakis
Jimmy Aretakis
Advisory Board Member

Jimmy was one of the founder members of Auto-Archives. His main focus was on  community relationships and event concepts and one of his major accomplishments was starting the Auto-Archives Morrison Karz ‘n Koffee event in 2014. Due to family commitments he recently stepped back from the Board but continues to be heavily involved in an advisory capacity

Violet Cruz
Violet Cruz
Advisory Board Member

Violet has been a big part of the development of Auto-Archives. The head designer for publisher Coterie Press, Violet has overseen all creative aspects of Auto-Archives.

Clive Chapman
Clive Chapman
Advisory Board Member

Managing Director of Classic Team Lotus in the UK, Clive Chapman has been a ……

David Hobbs
David Hobbs
Advisory Board Member

David Hobbs has been a member of our Advisory Board since he visited Auto-Archives to help launch the McLaren The Cars book in the USA. He has …….