Chapter By-Laws

Boston BMW Chapter Charter

The Boston Chapter was the first chapter in the BMW Car Club of America. The Charter’s text and images are reproduced below.

Charter Text

The following members in good standing of the B.M.W. Car Club of America, Inc.:
Michel L. Potheau William C. Zimmer Richard Morgan, V
Leonard R. Bondreau James G. Jelke Kenneth H. Lawrence
James L. Ritchie Margo D. Clark Warren L. Markey
Parker L. Spooner Charles H. Baldwin John J. Leary
George H. Snowden Joseph A. Chamberlin, II Randall Sneider
Having properly filed an application for charter; are hereby granted this charter as the B.M.W. Car Club Of America, Boston Chapter, and have the right to use the name
B.M.W. Car Club of America
Boston Chapter
by the Board of Directors: September 26, 1970
(Parker L. Spooner) (James R. Ritchie)
President Activities Chairman
(Charles H. Baldwin) (Joseph A. Chamberlain, II)
Vice President Secretary
(Michel Potheau)

Charter Image

Charter of the Boston Chapter of the BMW CCA

The charter features a hand drawn copy of the old BMW CCA (pre space) logo and beautiful calligraphy. The Charter has been professionally mounted on a thick slab of solid walnut.

Several different versions of the charter are available.

Please do not reproduce the charter images without written permission from a Boston Chapter officer.

Special Thanks

Special thanks to Michel Potheau, BMW CCA member number 2, who loaned the original Boston Chapter Charter document to the webmaster for scanning.

In June 2000, Michel reported that of the original 15 who started BMW CCA, 6 are still BMW CCA members and two have passed away.