Club Directory

Local/Regional Northern California Clubs and Societies

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


Alameda Stamp Club
Meetings: Third Tuesday of the month, 7 to 9 p.m.h
Locations: Immanuel Lutheran Parish Hall, 1910 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda (Santa Clara Ave and Chestnut)
Contact: John Kofranek:
Telephone: (510) 523-6617


Humboldt Stamp Collectors Club
Meetings: Fourth Tuesday, 7:00 pm
Location: Senior Resource Meetings Center, 1910 California St., Eureka
Contact:  Ed Cramer


Fremont Stamp Club
Meetings: 7:00 pm second Thursdays, of the month no meeting in June
Location: Fremont Cultural Arts Center, 3375 Country Dr., Fremont
Club Contact: Fremont Stamp Club, Box 8450, Fremont, CA, 94537
Contact: Tom Hayes
Telephone:  510-793-9124


Fresno Philatelic Society
Meetings: 1:00 pm first Sunday
Location: Staff Dining Room, Fresno City College
Contact: Rod Kirby

Grass Valley

Gold Country Stamp Club
Meetings: First and third Thursdays every month, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Eskaton Village Grass Valley Recreational Center, 625 Eskaton Cir., Grass Valley, CA 95945
Contact: Robert Brenan, 13629 Pasquale Rd., Nevada City, CA 95959
Telephone: (530) 478-0130


East Bay Collectors Club
Meetings: 7 p.m., :first & third Thursdays
Location: Berkeley Methodist United Church, 1710 Carleton Ave, Berkeley
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 & December)
Location: Boulevard Cafe, 1096 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma, CA 94952
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: Mark Woodward, 1250 Hilltop Dr., Redding CA 96003
Telephone: (530) 221-8933

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 –  PO Box 235, San Carlos, CA 94070-0235

Western Philatelic Library
3004 Spring St., Redwood City, CA
Mailing: P.O. Box 7063
Redwood City, CA 94063-7063
Phone: 650-306-9150


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
Meetings: 7:30 pm 4th Thursdays each month (except Nov & Dec on 3rd Thursday)
Location: St Ansgar’s Lutheran Church, 72 east San Joaquin St., Salinas, CA
Contact: Steve Radisch – 1828 Buckingham Dr., Salinas, CA 93906
Telephone: 831-443-5850

San Francisco

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

Collectors Club of San Francisco
Meetings: 6:00 pm second Wednesdays
Location: Delancey Street Restaurant, Brannan & Embarcadero, San Francisco 94107
Contact: Vesma Grinfelds, 3800 – 21st St., SF, CA 94114

Golden Gate Stamp Club
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month, 7:30 pm
Location: Taraval District Police Station, 2345 24th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94116
Contact: Bob Gordon, 790 Church Street #203, San Francisco, CA 94114
Telephone: 415-436-9182

San Francisco Bay Area Postcard Club
Meetings: 4th Saturday of every month except Dec.
Location: 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 pm, 2nd Tuesdays (except Dec.)
Location: SFPD-Richmond Station, 461 6th Ave
Contact: Ian “Russ” Samuels, P.O. Box 210268, San Francisco CA 94121-0268
Telephone: 415-759-6345

San Jose

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

San Leandro

The Philatelic Society of San Leandro
 6:30 pm 3rd Tuesdays
Location: San Leandro Public Library. 300 Estudillo, San Leandro, CA.
Contact: Denis Dunphy
Telephone: (510) 581-2394

Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Stamp Club
Meetings: 6:45-9:00 pm 1st Tuesday of the month
Finley Community Center, 2060 West College Ave, Room 25, Santa Rosa, CA
Dennis Buss, 1015 Gailinda Ct, Petaluma, CA 94952


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

Walnut Creek

Diablo Valley Stamp Club
Meetings: 7:30 pm 2nd & 4th Thursdays
Location: 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
Location: Silverado Estates Clubhouse, 2301 Oddie Blvd, Reno, NV
Contact: Harvey Edwards, PO Box 2907, Sparks, NV 89432;
Telephone: (775) 527-2362
Email: Or


Southern Oregon Philatelic Society
Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursdays. at 7PM
Location: 1st Methodist Church Meeting Hall, 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

Serving the Stamp Community in Northern California