CNCPS LOGThe Council of Northern California Philatelic Societies has been instrumental in the development and preservation of philatelic clubs, societies and shows in Northern California since 1940.

The Council promotes local philately through support for clubs through the Speakers’ Bureau for club programs, exchange of membership recruiting and retention ideas through the Council Courier, and support for stamp shows through:

The Chaloner and Holmsten awards are two of the ways that the Council encourages local philately.

The Council provides a training ground for future leaders in organized philately on the local, area and national levels.

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Helpers from St. Mary’s High enjoying SOPEX Youth Table after helping set up the show

Southern Oregon Philatelic Society and SOPEX

SOPEX 2016, the Southern Oregon Philatelic Society’s 54th annual show & bourse is over! The participation of our members again was great -at least thirty members plus four non-member wives helped set-up/tear down, exhibited, chaired a committee, provided security, worked with youth, made coffee, helped a dealer and/or was hospitable. That’s what makes a show – members cooperating and enjoying

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