The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California has announced the election of two new members to its board of directors.
The museum welcomed newly elected board members Linda Louie, vice president and general counsel for the NHRA, and Glen Cromwell, vice president of national event marketing for the NHRA.
Louie joined NHRA in 1999. She received her bachelor’s degree from University of California, Los Angeles and her J.D. from the University of Southern California. Prior to joining NHRA, Louie was a business litigator in private law firms. She has been a lawyer for more than 20 years.
Cromwell joined NHRA in 1997 and is responsible for marketing services and a variety of functions at NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events. He has also served as director of national event marketing and Division 7 (Pacific) director in NHRA’s National Field Office.
Rotating off of the museum board are Peter Clifford, NHRA executive vice president and general manager, who served 12 years, and Gary Darcy, NHRA senior vice president of sales and marketing, who served since 2005.
Gale Banks, president and founder of Gale Banks Engineering, and Jack O’Bannon, a five-time NHRA world championship team owner, were elected to the board in September. Louie and Cromwell join the following board members: McKernan, Alex Xydias, Steve Gibbs, Dave McClelland, Wayne McMurtry, Banks, and O’Bannon.