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Rally Commission


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What is the Rally Commission?

The Rally Commission, as appointed by the International Soap Box Derby Inc., is the body responsible for overseeing the Rally Program. Responsibilities of the Rally Commission include writing, reviewing, interpreting and enforcing Rally Program Rules. C-1.01, ISBD Rule book


John (Buzz) Pankoff - Chair

Jamey Allen - Vice

Rachelle Tomasek - Secretary

Alan Howe - Honorary

Anne Taylor Yenko - Honorary

Gene Blackwell - Member

Bill Graham - Member

Wendy Barr - Member

Lisa Carpenter - Member

Sally Fell - Member

Al Garren - Member

Chris Schlafke - Member





Join the Rally Commission

Each year the Rally Commission accepts applications for new members. Applicants should be knowledgeable and passionate about Rally racing. The Commission meets once a month via telephone, and during Race Week. All members are intimately involved Race Week with the Challenge Races,  Topside Show and various other Race Week responsibilites. 

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