Name: John Schenk
Volunteer Position(s): Docent
I started volunteering in: March 2015 when the museum opened
Q: What kind of influence has that had on your life?
I’ve had a lifelong admiration of high performance cars.
Q: What makes volunteering at World of Speed meaningful to you?
I appreciate the chance to share my knowledge with other gearheads. I also learn from the other docents and museum guests.
Q: What is the most memorable experience of your time volunteering?
I appreciate the access to extracurricular events such as the unveiling of the third generation of the Ford GT and the display of the early 1920’s Bentley factory race car.
Q: What do you wish other people knew about World of Speed?
I wish more people knew what a gem the museum is here in my hometown of Wilsonville. And, that the exhibits are dynamic, and change every few months so one should become a member and visit often.
Q: If you could choose any vehicle to be displayed in the museum, what would it be?
An original 427 Cobra or a Chrysler 300D a 2nd Gen Ford GT.
Q: What is your dream car?
I have money down on the new Tesla Roadster and hope I outlive the production delays.