Speakers Bureau

Let us provide a speaker for your group!

We are pleased to offer a unique and fun message on the happenings at the California Auto Museum. We have experienced and knowledgeable speakers who will enhance and inform the members of your civic, social, or service organization.

We can speak to large or small groups. We present a quality slide show and/or give demonstrations. We have special talks for mixed groups, men and/or women’s groups, and children. We can talk on specific makes, successes, and failures of various models and what’s happening at the Museum.

This service is provided to you at no charge.

To book a speaker for your group, or just get more information please call the Museum at 916-442-6802 or Contact us via email.

Our Current Engagements for 2016

Association of California Car Club Annual Meeting

The California Automobile Museum Members Annual Meeting

The Sacramento Area Miata Owners Association (SAMOA)


A little about our Executive Director…

I have been a part of Sacramento’s most popular cultural amenities starting in 1991 when I began my career with the Sacramento Zoo.  As their marketing director for over a decade, I worked with a great team to bring to Sacramento a white alligator exhibit, the Bug Zone, and penguins!  In 2008 I moved to the California State Railroad Museum Foundation, the nonprofit cooperating association supporting the California State Railroad Museum and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park.  At both locations I headed up membership and events including the very popular Polar Express Train Ride which netted over $500,000 for the two state parks.

In January of 2016, I traded in my steel wheels for rubber wheels and joined the terrific team at the California Automobile Museum.  As Executive Director, my first priorities are to improve and expand our education programs, grow our membership and support base, and show the region what a fun and dynamic California cultural resource we have here in the Sacramento area.  Every day we strive to preserve and share the stories of the automobile and the incredible impact they have had and continue to have on our lives as Californians.

 When I am not at the Museum, I am also telling stories of another kind – fairytales, fables, folktales, tall tales, and historical legends.  Performing family-friendly multicultural stories and poems for the young and young at heart at faires, festivals, museums, schools, libraries, bookstores, parks, and Girl Scouts gatherings and celebrations. I have been the resident storyteller for Sacramento Zoo overnight programs for nearly 20 years. And I like to share living history characters such as the radical women who chose to wear bloomers; Suffragettes; Harvey Girls; Stage Coach driver, Charlie Parkhurst; WWII’s “Rosie the Riveter”; railroading women; and westward traveling women from covered wagons, to automobiles.

Delta Pick Mello
Executive Director
California Automobile Museum

 

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