Club Directory

Local/Regional Northern California Clubs and Societies

The following directory is as accurate as we can make it based upon information provided by our clubs and societies!

Important: Clubs with updated contact information are shown in blue. Clubs who haven’t updated their contact information in a while have an club name shown in red.  We would love for you to update us on your club, please fill out this form and send it in today:


Alameda Stamp Club
Meetings: Third Tuesday and Thursday of the month.
Locations: Immanuel Lutheran Church – Third Tuesday meets at 7-9 pm at the at the cross of Santa Clara Ave and Chestnut St.; Mastick Senior Center – Third Thursday meets 10-12 noon at the  1155 Santa Clara Ave room D.
Contact: John Kofranek:


Chico Stamp Club
Meetings: Meets every first Tuesday of each month 6:30 -7:45 pm
Location: Butte County Library, 1108 Sherman Ave., Chico, CA 95926
Contact: Chico Stamp Club, 2674 Ceres Avenue, Chico, CA 95973


Humboldt Stamp Collectors Club
Meetings: Fourth Tuesday, 7:00 pm
Location: Senior Resource Meetings Center, 1910 California St., Eureka
Contact: Carolyn Podratz, 341 Wells Dr., Eureka, CA 95503
Telephone: 707-444-9508

Fort Bragg

Mendocino Coast Stamp Club
Meetings:  First Thursday, 7:30 pm
Location: F. B. Library, 499 E. Laurel St., Community Room
Contact: Chuck Jones, Box 2910, Fort Bragg, CA 95437


Fremont Stamp Club
Meetings: 7:00 pm second Thursdays
Location: Fremont Cultural Arts Center, 3375 Country Dr., Fremont
Contact: Box 8450, Fremont, CA, 94537, Ken Goss


Fresno Philatelic Society
Meetings: 2:00 pm first Sunday and 6:30 pm third Thursday
Location: Rex Phebus Veterans Memorial Bldg., 453 Hughes Ave., Clovis, CA 93612
Contact: Fresno Philatelic Society, PO BOX 2282, Clovis, CA 93613-2282
Telephone: 559-325-6141

Grass Valley

Gold Country Stamp Club
Meetings: First and third Thursdays every month
Location: Gold Country Community Center, 841 Old Tunnel Road, Grass Valley, CA 94545
Contact: Steve Hickok, 12531 Polaris Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95949
Telephone: 530-273-0110


East Bay Collectors Club
Meetings: 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:15pm) first & third Thursdays
Location: Kensington Community Center, 59 Arlington Ave.
Contact: Randy Tuuri, 29 Cambridge Way, Piedmont, CA 94611
Telephone: (510) 653-3471


Redwood Empire Collectors Club
Meetings: 6:00 pm on third Wednesdays (except July & October)
Location: Fourchette Restaurant, 1435 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma
Contact: Dennis Buss
Telephone: (707)774-6296


Redding Stamp Club
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month 2:00 pm
Location: 301 Hartnell Ave., Redding CA.
Contact: James Johnson, Treasurer, 214 Franciscan Trail, Redding 96003

Redwood City

Sequoia Stamp Club
Meetings: 7:30 PM 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
Location: Community Activities Bldg., 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City 94061-1460
Contact: Kristin Patterson/Craig Butterworth PO Box 235, San Carlos, CA 94070-0235


Sacramento Philatelic Society
Meetings: 7:00 pm Wednesdays
Location: Easter Seal Society, 3205 Hurley Way.
Contact: Ernie Teays, 2740 63rd St, Sacramento CA 95817
Telephone: 916-739-1944


Monterey County Stamp Club
eets at 7:30 pm 4th Thursdays each month (except Nov & Dec on 3rd Thursday) at St Ansgar’s Lutheran Church, 72 east San Joaquin St., Salinas, CA. Contact: Ruth Pantry 37 Young Drive, Salinas, CA 93901, Tel: 831-758-6645.

San Francisco

California Collectors Club
Meetings: 6:30 pm on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month
Locations: St. James Episcopal Church, 4620 California St., Between 8th-9th Ave., San Francisco
Contact: Vesma Grinfelds, 3800 – 21st St., SF, CA 94114

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Collectors Club of San Francisco
Meetings: 6:00 pm second Wednesdays
Locations: L’Olivier Restaurant, 465 Davis Court, downtown SF 94111
Contact: Tim Burgess, 3547 Windmill Way, Concord CA 94518

Golden Gate Stamp Club
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month, 7:30 pm
Locations: Taraval District police Station, 2345 24th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94116
Contact: Ralph Anavy, 420 Mission Bay Blvd. N., #1503, San Francisco, CA 94158
Telephone: 415-647-8093

San Francisco Bay Area Postcard Club
Meetings: 4th Saturday of every month except Dec.
Locations: Fort Mason, Room C-260, Bldg C, San Francisco, CA Verify meeting place as it sometimes changes.
Contact: Lew Baer, P.O. Box 621, Penngrove, CA 94951

San Francisco-Pacific Philatelic Society
Meetings: 7:15 pm 2nd Tuesdays (except Dec.)
Locations: SFPD-Richmond Station, 461 6th Ave
Contact: Robert J. Lazzaretto, 321 College Ave., San Francisco, CA 94112
Telephone: 15-585-9592

San Jose

San Jose Stamp Club
Meetings: 7-9:00 pm 1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Locations: Hilltop Manor, in 3rd floor dining room, 790 Ironwood Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
Contact: P.O. Box 730993, San Jose, CA 95173 or Brian Jones

San Leandro

The Philatelic Society of San Leandro
Meetings: 6:30 pm 3rd Tuesdays
Locations: San Leandro Public Library. 300 Estudillo, San Leandro, CA.
Contact: Gayle Hamilton, P.O. Box 251, San Leandro, CA 94577

San Mateo

Peninsula Philatelic Club
Meetings: Quarterly meetings are held at selected show venues.
Contact: Paul Ortega, 439 Fairfax, San Mateo, CA 94402

Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Stamp Club
7:00 pm 1st Tuesdays
Paulin Creek, 2375 Range Ave, Bldg D (2nd floor dining room)
Dennis Buss, 1015 Gailinda Ct, Petaluma, CA 94952


Vallejo Stamp Club
Meetings: 6:30 pm 1st Tuesdays
Locations: Wee Kirk Room at Community Presbyterian Church, 2800 Georgia, between Annette and Steffen, in east Vallejo.
Contact: Vallejo Stamp Club, P.O. Box 121 Vallejo, CA 94590
Telephone: 707-246-6327

Walnut Creek

Diablo Valley Stamp Club
Meetings: 7:30 pm 2nd & 4th Thursdays
Locations: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1924 Trinity Ave., Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Contact: Frank Scudero, 418 Beatrice Rd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Out of State Clubs and Societies


Nevada Stamp Study Society
Meetings: Meets 2nd and 4th Saturdays – 10 am – Noon
Locations: Northern Nevada Medical Center, 1855 Oddie Blvd.; Sparks, NV 89431
Contact: PO Box 2907, Sparks, NV 89432; John Walter, President –
Telephone: (775) 851-7968
Website: ttp://


Southern Oregon Philatelic Society
Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursdays. at 7PM
Locations: St. Mary’s High School, 811 Black Oak Dr., Medford, Oregon
Contact: Larry Crain, PO BOX 4395, Medford OR 97501
Telephone: 541-779-9462

Philatelic Exhibitions
NorCal Chapters and Institutions

British North American Philatelic Society Golden West Regional Group. Meetings held at local shows and members homes. Contact: BNAPS Regional Contact & Treasurer, W.J. (Joe) Schlitt, P.O. Box 263, Knightsen, CA 94548-0263. Tel: 925-487-2838, E-mail: Cal – Revenuers Chapter of the American Revenue Society meets at various shows in the Bay Area. Contact: Joe Ross, 8036 Rio Linda Blvd., Elverta, CA 95626. Tel: 916-991-9661. E-mail:

China Stamp Society, Chiu Chin Chan Chapter (San Francisco Bay Area) meets at various members homes and at WESTPEX. Contact: Patrick Skain, 300 Crestlake Drive, San Francisco, CA 94132, Tel: 415-682-9995, e-mail: website:

Federated Philatelic Clubs of Southern California. Contact: Editor John Weigle, Po Box 6536, Ventura CA 93006-6536. website:

Council of Northern California Philatelic Societies. Contact: Pres. Dr. Akthem Al-Manaseer, PO Box 731100, San Jose, CA 95173-1100, email:

Friends of the Western Philatelic Library. 3004 Spring St, Redwood City, CA. Contact: Stuart Leven, Box 2219 Sunnyvale, CA 94087 E-mail: Tel: 650-306-9150 Website:

PENPEX Peninsula Philatelic Exhibition. Show held 1st week of December at Communities Activities Bldg., 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City, CA. Contact: Kristin Patterson , P.O. Box 235, San Carlos, CA 94070, email address: Tel: 408-267-6643. website:

Rossica, NorCal Chapter meets at various show venues including WESTPEX, Filatelic Fiesta, SUNPEX and PENPEX and also various members homes. Contact: Dr. Ed Laveroni PO Box 320997, Los Gatos, CA, 95032-0114. Tel: 408-356-7561, e-mail:

Ryukyu Philatelic Specialists Society Ltd. Norcal Chapter meets annually at WESTPEX. Contact Bill Ninde, 5408 Lynbrook Place, Concord CA 94521. Tel: 925-672-7884. E-mail:

Scandinavian Collectors Club The Golden Gate Chapter. Meets at various members homes on 1st Saturday of each month. Contact: Herbert R Volin, 1506 East Shore Dr., Alameda 94501-3118. Tel: 510-522-3242 e-mail:

USS Saginaw Chapter #59 (Universal Ship Cancellation Society,APS Affiliate #98) Meeting Time and Location: Normally second Sunday of each month, 1:30 PM Community Presbyterian Church, 2800 Georgia St, Vallejo Contact Steve Shay to confirm meeting date and location Contact Person: Steve Shay, Secretary, 747 Shard Ct, Fremont, CA 94539

National Groups