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.
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 is creative director of automotive publisher Coterie Press.
Jed RapoportBoard Member
Jed joined Auto-Archives as Project Manager in 2022 as part of the move to be part of the NB Center
Following the move from Colorado to Pennsylvania new board members will be appointed in January 2023.
Keith FlickingerBoard Member
Kieth joined the Auto-Archives board in 2022 as part of the move to Pennsylvania. Keith is Curator at the NB Center for American Automotive Heritage
Christina GaetaAdministrator at the NB Center
Christina Gaeta joined Auto-Archives as part of the move to the NB Center.
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 AretakisAdvisory 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 CruzAdvisory 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 ChapmanAdvisory Board Member
Managing Director of Classic Team Lotus in the UK, Clive Chapman has been a ……
David HobbsAdvisory 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 …….
Pat HoganAdvisory Board Member
With a strong background in product development, Pat Hogan has been a hugely valuable member of the Auto-Archives team. He was a Board Member for three years and worked on concept development and community outreach for Auto-Archives. Having stepped down from the board for personal reasons, Pat continues to offer his advice on strategy matters, and is active vintage racer, driving his Lola T70 and Dekon Monza at events across the country when time permits.