1987: Bob Weissman (IZCC# 176) starts the "z-car list" on an e-mail list server on the Internet.
1992: John De Armond starts the Internet Z Car Club (IZCC), via a post to z-car list.
1994: Salman Shami (IZCC #82), builds the first "Z Car Home Page" on the Internet at Melbourne University AU.. Stefanos Damianakis (IZCC# 01) puts a mirror site up at Princeton University.
1994: John DeArmond moves on, and turns over the "Z Car List" and the IZCC to Stefanos Damianakis (Stef.) at Princeton University. Paul Richer (IZCC# 64) becomes the second President of the IZCC when he volunteers to help out:-)
1996: Carl Beck is appointed President of the IZCC by Paul Richer; as Paul gets more active in Local Z Club support.
Carl then leads a planning group, formed of IZCC Members (ZWEB Task Team), to define the future of the IZCC, and to formalize where necessary it's Charter, Organizational Processes and Structure.
The "Z Car List" is moved to the Texas A&M, Agricultural Extension Service (TAEX). As Stef gets ready to graduate and Princeton's server gets overloaded. Dr. Al Powell (IZCC# 585) and Paul Sittler provide our new host site at TAEX. Eric Brinkman (IZCC# 187) becomes List Moderator to help off load Stef...
The Z Car Home Page is moved to OmniWave Corp. in Tampa Florida, when Steve Tinsky offers a free host site with direct internet connection for the IZCC. Beck Systems Inc. provides the Web Server and Software. Jeff Hill becomes WebMaster, and Eric Binkman takes on the responsibilities of List Administrator.
Vision and Mission Statements for the IZCC are developed by the ZWEB Task Team. Ownership of and responsibility for the "Z Car List" and "The Z Car Home Page" are turned over to Carl Beck and the IZCC, by Stef and Rich.
The "Z Car Home Page" becomes a group effort. Section Leads and Individual Contributors are recruited, as this becomes a Club effort, rather than an individual effort.
1997: Carl Beck assumes responsibilities of List Administrator/Moderator for the Z Car List.
2001: Elie Rosenblum volunteers space on his servers at Cosanostra Net for "the Z Car Home Page", as OmniWave Corp is closed.
2001: Tony Fruzza (IZCC# 2514) IZCC Membership Chairman, writes an automated member sign up system, and membership search engine for the Z Car Home Page.