Gearing up for the 2012 National #HerHighway Drive Breast Cancer Awareness with the starting line in Southern CA September on September 25th all ten teams will drive across America to New York City.
The HerHighway Drive Breast Cancer Awareness female drive teams are full of amazing women from automotive, motorsports, journalists, bloggers and social media adviser we would like to introduce you to Team Four.
TEAM FOUR: BJ Killeen, Cathy Droz, Becky Antioco, Lisa Sawtelle and Valerie Manard
Southern California native BJ Killeen inherited a love of automobiles from her father, who owned a 1961 Austin-Healey 3000, a first-year Mustang and other collector classics. After obtaining a degree in English from UCLA, Killeen joined the staff of Motorcyclist magazine and soon cultivated a fondness for motorcycles and dirt bikes. Later, she moved to Motor Trend magazine and became the road test editor, writing many monthly columns, road tests and comparison tests, as well as voting in the prestigious Car, Truck, and Import Car of the Year competitions.
Cathy does Public Relations and marketing for the retired NFL players of Arizona, the music group of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles and is Vice President of Silent Witness for the Phoenix Police. She co- hosts a non-profit radio show unrelated to Automotive and syndicates: 60 radio reviews, on Clear Channel radio, for CarPro with Jerry Reynolds.
Becky Antioco worked as a writer and editor with AAA for nearly 15 years, and is now venturing out on her own to write about her passions: cars and travel. Her car reviews appear on AAA websites nationwide and she was a contributor to AAA’s annual Top Picks awards.
Is a mom of 5 (ranging from college to kindergarten), wife, and Contributing Writer and Facebook Community Manager for OnceAMonthMom.com.
In her spare time her husband and her are active fans of all our kids activities from cross country, to soccer, baseball, football and wrestling.
Valerie Menard, editor of Latinos On Wheels, was born in southern California and raised in Austin, Texas. A 2nd-generation Mexican American, she is a former senior editor for Hispanic magazine. Valerie also is the author of two published books, as well as a former board member of the Texas Auto Writers Association.