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LIST OF CSSA AFFILIATE CLUBS

Last modified: 31 Dec 1969

ARIZONA -- CALIFORNIA -- COLORADO -- CONNECTICUT -- DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA -- FLORIDA -- GEORGIA -- HAWAII -- ILLINOIS -- IOWA -- KANSAS -- KENTUCKY -- LOUISIANA -- MARYLAND -- MASSACHUSETTS -- MICHIGAN -- MISSOURI -- NEBRASKA -- NEVADA -- NEW JERSEY -- NEW MEXICO -- NEW YORK -- OHIO -- OKLAHOMA -- OREGON -- PENNSYLVANIA -- TENNESSEE -- TEXAS -- WASHINGTON -- WISCONSIN --
Other Countries: AUSTRALIA -- CANADA -- INDIA -- MEXICO -- NEW ZEALAND -- PAKISTAN --

ARIZONA

Central Arizona C&SS

Founded 1973, 210 Members
Meets: Desert Botanical Garden, 1201Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008, 2pm last Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Cynthia Robinson CRobin500@msn.com
President: Steve Martinez marincorpaz@aol.com
Newsletter: Central Spine, Editor: Joseph Orazio, 480-354-2247, joseph@cableaz.com 2742 S Shelby, Mesa, AZ 85028

Tucson C&SS

Founded 1960, 1007 Members
Meets: Jr. League, 2099 E. River Rd, Tucson AZ, 7pm first Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Bill Holcombe, 520-290-3325, holcombew@yahoo.com 10555 E Escalante Rd., Tucson AZ 85730
President: Richard Wiedhopf, 520-256-2447, opuntia@comcast.net P.O. Box 64759, Tucson, AZ 85728-4759
Newsletter: Desert Breeze, Editor: Karen Keller runbunny@cox.net P.O. Box 64759, Tucson, AZ 85728-4759

CALIFORNIA

Bakersfield C&SS

Founded 1997, 40 Members
Meets: Olive Drive Church, Bldg. 1, 5500 Olive Dr., Bakersfield CA, 6.30pm second Tuesday
Affiliate Rep: L. Maynard Moe, 661-861-0238, lithops44@bak.rr.com 3030 Sunset Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93304
President: Edward Colley, 661-834-7935, CactusWoodsEd00@aol.com
Newsletter: The Cactus Patch, Editor: Stephen Cooley, 661-588-0224 thecactuspatch@aol.com Bakersfield, CA 93308-6430

C&SS of California

Founded 1937, 65 Members
Meets: East Bay Area, 7pm third Thursday, call 925-935-5213 first.
Affiliate Rep: Carole Keeton, 408-259-9444, skeeton@pacbell.net 14938 Reynaud Dr., San Jose, CA 95127-2565
President: Julie Rose, 925-833-0453, bfr@ix.netcom.com 350 Foxboro Ct, San Ramon, CA 94583
Newsletter: Points of View, Editor: Julie Rose, 925-833-0453, bfr@ix.netcom.com 350 Foxboro Ct, San Ramon, CA 94583

C&SS of San Jose

Founded 1960, 93 Members
Meets: Prusch Farms Park, 647 S King Rd, San Jose CA, 12.30pm first Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Tony Bassano, 408-295-1634, abassano41@yahoo.com 1496 Almaden Rd. Apt. 358, San Jose, CA 95125
President: Linda Delgado, 408-267-4816, ldelgado@calwater.com 1382 Antwerp Lane, San Jose, CA 95118
Newsletter: Cactus Courier, Editor: Rich Kroll, 408-281-1290, rkroll@aol.com 5833 Blossom Ave, San Jose, CA 95123

Carmichael C&SS

Founded 1970, 100 Members
Meets: Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608, 10am first Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Steve Harley, 916-966-3358, kaktuspige@yahoo.com 7119 Sunset Ave., Fair Oaks, CA 95628
President: Patricia Farncomb, 916-283-5825, farnzoey@surewest.net 5227 Linda Lou Dr., Carmichael, CA 95608
Newsletter: Newsletter of the Carmichael C&SS, Editor: Gerri Wigglesworth, 916-366-1842, kgwigglesworth@sbcglobal.net 2767 Catania Way, Sacramento, CA 95826

Central Coast C&SS

Founded 2005, 121 Members
Meets: Luis Obispo downtown library, 2pm second Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Rob Skillin, 805-473-0788, rhskillin@earthlink.net 8910 Camino Cielo, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
President: Gene Schroeder, 805-921-2161, leschroeder@earthlink.net 250 Via Promesa, Nipomo, CA 93444
Newsletter: On the Dry Side, Editor: Marcus Mumper, 805-773-1499, markusmumper@gmail.com 780 Merced St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Epiphyllum Society of America

Founded 1940, 360 Members
Meets: Los Angeles County Arboretum, 301 N Baldwin Ave., Arcadia CA
Affiliate Rep: Peggy Oberg, 310-645-7946, 8431 Croydon Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045-3038
President: Keith Ballard, 310-670-8148 episoc@yahoo.com 5333 Thornburn St., Los Angeles, CA 90045-2222
Newsletter: The Bulletin, Editor: Charleen Rice, 626-913-7996 grice@bleurose.com 2189 Tomich Rd, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745-6820

Fresno C&SS

Founded 1965, 131 Members
Meets: DHHSC - 5040 N. Fresno St., Fresno, CA, 6.30pm first Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Fred Gaumar, 559-642-0021, fg3377@sti.net 42893 Woodmar Dr., Coarsegold, CA 96003
President: Pamela Margosan, 559-252-2360, pmargosan@aol.com 6444 E Butler Ave, Fresno, CA 93727
Newsletter: Cactus Corner News, Editor: Sue Haffner, 559-292-5624 sueh@csufresno.edu 3015 Timmy Ave, Clovis, CA 93612-4849

Gates C&SS

Founded 1959, 110 Members
Meets: San Bernardino Cty Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands CA, 7.30pm first Wednesday
Affiliate Rep: Buck Hemenway, 951-360-8802, buck@pricklypalace.com 5890 Grinnell Dr., Riverside, CA 92509
President: Michael J. Green, 951-235-6678, firelab@echincereus.com 3410 La Sierra Ct., Riverside, CA 92503
Newsletter: Open Gates, Editor: Buck Hemenway, 951-360-8802 buckhem@sbcglobal.net

Long Beach Cactus Club

Founded 1933, 30 Members
Meets: Dominguez Ranch Adobe, 18127 S. Alameda St, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220, 1pm fourth Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Hank Warzybok, 562-429-7110, 4318 Canehill Ave., Lakewood, CA 90713
President: John Luhnow, 424-456-4429, johnluhnow@yahoo.com 3340 W. 152nd St., Gardena, CA 90249
Newsletter: Roadrunner News, Editor: David Quadhamer, 310-833-3095 davidq@lbcss.org P.O. Box 861, San Pedro, CA 90733-0861

Los Angeles C&SS

Founded 1935, 60 Members
Meets: Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 Magnolia Blvd, Encino CA, 7.30pm first Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Doug George, 626-359-0133, doug_W_george@hotmail.com 149 East Scenic Drive, Monrovia, CA 91016
President: Artie Chavez, 818-201-7323, cactus7@socal.rr.com 10023 McLennon Ave., North Hills, CA 91343
Newsletter: Cactus Chronicle, Editor: Phyllis Frieze, 818-891-0330 phyllis98@hotmail.com 15914 Rayen St., North Hills, CA 91343

Monterey Bay Area C&SS

Founded 1985, 85 Members
Meets: VFW Hall, 1960 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville CA, 12.30pm third Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Frank Bloss 831-722-1446, frankbloss@sbcglobal.net 134 Trabing Road, Watsonville, CA 95076-9613
President: Stan Verkler, 831-427-1469, agave52@hotmail.com 540 S. Branciforte Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Newsletter: On The Dry Side, Editor: Trudy Karl, 831-663-6303, tkarl3@trudykarl.com 19525 Vierra Canyon Road, Salinas, CA 93907

Northern California C&S Association (NORCAL)

60 Members
Meets: Various Members' Homes, CA, 10am fourth Saturday, call President for specifics
Affiliate Rep: Roger Lane, 650-949-4831, rdodger@pacbell.net 551 Hawthorne Ct., Los Altos, CA 94024
President: Don Cravalho, 510-259-0548 epiphyllumworld@hotmail.com 41 Astrida Dr., #8, Hayward, CA 94544
Newsletter Editor: Michon Witters, 916-371-0836 dsrtwit@aol.com 2475 Pheasant Hollow Dr., West Sacramento, CA 95691

Orange County C&SS

90 Members
Meets: Fullerton Arboretum, 1900 Associated Rd., Fullerton CA, 7.30pm fourth Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Rick Davenport, 949-400-6630, rdavenport@impaccompanies.com 3 Singingwood, Irvine, CA 92614
President: Jennifer Craig, 951-736-7951, ccn@coronacactus.com 983 Oakdale St., Corona, CA 92880
Newsletter: Gems of the Desert, Editor: Darryl Craig, 951-736-7951, ccn@coronacactus.com 983 Oakdale St., Corona, CA 92880

Palomar C&SS

Founded 1956, 100 Members
Meets: Joslyn Senior Center, Escondido CA, Noon on fourth Saturday, except November and December
Affiliate Rep: Peter Walkowiak, 858-382-1797, hciservices@gmail.com 1172 Avacodo Ave., Escondido, CA 92026
President: Vicki Broughton, 760-741-7553, vmbroughton@cox.net 2191 Rockhoff Rd., Escondido, CA 92026
Newsletter: Cactus Courier, Editor: Eleanore Hewitt, 760-753-3651, elhewitt@ucsd.edu 1725 Caliban Dr., Encinitas, CA 92024

Peninsula Succulent Club

Founded 1961, 28 Members
Meets: San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo CA, 12.30pm second Wednesday, except July and August
Affiliate Rep: Mary Crowell, 650-341-6963, macro6096@hotmail.com 317 San Miguel Way, San Mateo, CA 94403-0896
President: Cid Young, 415-990-9271, cid4houses@earthlink.net 180 San Lucas Ave., Moss Beach, CA 94038
Newsletter: Succulent Smarts Editor: Cid Young, 415-990-9271, cid4houses@earthlink.net

Sacramento C&SS

Founded 1960, 120 Members
Meets: Sacramento Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816, 7pm fourth Monday, except December
Affiliate Rep: Marilynn Vilas, 530-753-7011, nedmar@omsoft.com 1102 Maple Lane, Davis, CA 95616-1723
President: Keith Taylor, 707-429-1745, caudex.one@gmail.com 2175 Vista Hermosa, Fairfield, CA 94534-1745
Newsletter: Thorny Issues, Editor: Mara Aditajs, 530-756-7851, ldybugg6@comcast.net 1329 Chestnut Lane, Davis, CA 95616

San Diego C&SS

310 Members
Meets: Room 101, Casa Del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego CA, 12-4 second Saturday
Affiliate Rep: Peter Walkowiak, 858-382-1797, hciservices@gmail.com 14519 Mirando St., Poway, CA 92064
President: Christine Miller, 619-258-9810, c.miller@cox.net 10042 Waynecrest Lane, Santee, CA 92071
Newsletter: Espinas y Flores, Editor: Paul and Carol Maker, pdmaker@roadrunner.com

San Diego Epiphyllum Society

Founded 1970, 425 Members
Meets: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego CA, 7.30pm second Wednesday
Affiliate Rep:
President: Jerry Moreau
Newsletter Editor: Jill Rowney, sdEpiNews@yahoo.com

San Francisco Epiphyllum Society

Founded 1991, 30 Members
Meets: San Francisco County Fair Bldg., 9th and Lincoln, San Francisco CA, 7.30pm first Thursday Mar/Apr/May/Jun/Jul/Sept/Nov
Affiliate Rep: Mary Crowell, 650-341-6963, macro6096@hotmail.com 317 San Miguel Way, San Mateo, CA 94403
President: Mike Davis, 650-873-4443, rkhunter3@sanbrunocable.com 2520 Crestmoor, San Bruno, CA 94066
Newsletter: SFES Journal, Editor: Mike Davis, 650-873-4443, rkhunter3@sanbrunocable.com 2520 Crestmoor, San Bruno, CA 94066

San Francisco Succulent & Cactus Society

191 Members
Meets: San Francisco Botanical Garden, County Fair Building, 9th & Lincoln, San Francisco CA, 7pm third Tuesday
Affiliate Rep: Helen Lindqvist, 415-789-0703, helen_lindqvist@yahoo.com 3 Cazadero Ln., Tiburon, CA 94290
President: Helen Lindqvist, 415-789-0703, helen_lindqvist@yahoo.com 3 Cazadero Ln., Tiburon, CA 94290
Newsletter: San Francisco Succulent & Cactus Newsletter, Editor: Tom Vincze, 650-962-8150, TVM@thomasvincze.com 777 Bryn Mar Ct., Mt. View, CA 94043

San Gabriel Valley C&SS

Founded 1967, 250 Members
Meets: Los Angeles County Arboretum, Arcadia CA, 7.30pm second Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Jim Hanna, 562-920-3046, aloecats1@aol.com 6019 Pepperwood Ave., Lakewood CA 90712-1144
President: Buck Hemenway, 951-360-8802, buck@pricklypalace.com 5890 Grinnell Dr., Riverside, CA 92509
Newsletter: Communiqué, Editor: Yvonne Hemenway, 951-360-8802, yvonne.hemenway@webbassociates.com 5890 Grinnell Dr., Riverside, CA 92509

Santa Barbara C&SS

Founded 1978, 130 Members
Meets: Davis Rec. Center, De La Vina & Victoria, Santa Barbara CA, 7.30pm first Friday
Affiliate Rep: Martin Dent, mar60w@yahoo.com
President: Greg De Chirico, 415-407-7898, U4banut@yahoo.com P.O. Box 1116, Summerland, CA 93067
Newsletter: Santa Barbara Cactus & Succulent Society, Editor: David Burby, david@evergreen-sb.com

South Bay Epiphyllum Society

Founded 1986, 140 Members
Meets: South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd, Palos Verdes Peninsula CA, 7.30pm second Tuesday, except January
Affiliate Rep: R. W. Kohlschreiber, 310-833-6823, kohlpedro@cox.net 1801 W 27th St., San Pedro, CA 90732-4601
President: Tony Yanko, 310-326-9212, tonyyanko@hotmail.com 25212 Cypress St., Lomita, CA 90717
Newsletter: The Epi-Gram, Editor: R. W. Kohlschreiber, 310-833-6823 kohlpedro@cox.net 1801 W 27th St., San Pedro, CA 90732-4601

South Coast C&SS

Founded 1972, 75 Members
Meets: South Coast Botanic Gardens, Palos Verdes Peninsula CA, 1.30pm second Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Laurel Woodley, 310-375-4472, woodleyl@earthlink.net
President: Dale La Forest, 310-618-9886, dlaforest@socal.rr.com 2530 Lesserman Street, Torrance, CA 90503
Newsletter: South Coast C&SS Newsletter, Editor: Melinda Hines, 310-540-6951, mel.mindy@verizon.net

Stockton C&SS

Founded 1972, 25 Members
Meets: San Joaquin County Office of Education Bldg., 2707 Transworld Dr., Stockton CA, 7pm fourth Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Brian Poot, 209-664-9232, jeffgordonfan24@sbcglobal.net 1180 Boxwood Way, Turlock CA 95380
President: Roelyn Poot, 209-599-7241, bpoot@access4less.net 17229 E. Hwy. 120, Ripon, CA 95366
Newsletter: Sticky Issue, Editor: Lesley Slayter, 209-239-3131, slayter@bigvalley.net Manteca, CA 95336

Sunset Succulent Society

Founded 1961, 100 Members
Meets: Burton W. Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey CA, 7.30pm first Tuesday
Affiliate Rep: Brigitte Williams, 818-455-1246, brigittehw@gmail.com P.O. Box 410, Sunland, CA 91041
President: Rosalie Gorchoff, 310-822-1783, ngorchoff@verizon.net 13219A Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-7072
Newsletter: Dry Times, Editor: Nels Christianson, 310-396-1231, nchristianson@mednet.ucla.edu 3233 21st St., Santa Monica, CA 90405

COLORADO

Chinle C&SS

68 Members
Meets: Mesa County Fairgrounds, Sagebrush Room, Grand Junction, Colorado, 6.30pm second Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Maryann Benoit, 970-270-3287, mxbenoit@bresnan.net
President: Bill Hassell, 970-263-0910, billhassell@gmail.com
Newsletter: Succulent Morsels, Editor: Janet Hassell, 970-263-0910 janethassell@gmail.com

Colorado C&SS

140 Members
Meets: Denver Botanical Garden, Waring House, 1005 York St., Denver CO, 7.30pm second Tuesday
Affiliate Rep:
President: Theresa Mercado, tmisspink@hotmail.com
Newsletter: Points of Interest, Editor: bayned@botanicgardens.org

Colorado C&SS - Walking Stick Chapter

Meets: Walking Stick Chapter of the Colorado C&SS usually meets at 7pm on the second Wednesday
in room 126 of the Physics/Math building on the CSU-Pueblo campus. Times and places will vary during summer months.
President: David Spenny, david.spenny@colostate-pueblo.edu

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut C&SS

Founded 1979, 130 Members
Meets: Varies - please inquire, first Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Ken Mosher, 860-462-8899, ken@spatulacity.com
President: Matt Opel, 860-420-7253 matt.opel@uconn.edu
Newsletter: CCSS Newsletter, Editor: Leroy Saucier, 860-228-7602, saucierl@sbcglobal.net 30 Pine St., Columbia, CT 06237

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

National Capital C&SS

Founded 1975, 59 Members
Meets: St. Anselm's Abbey School, 14th & S Dakota Ave. NE, Washington DC, 10.30am third Sunday, except July and August
Affiliate Rep: Lee J. Miller, 202-232-0629 leejmiller@verizon.net 2715 Ontario Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20009-2017
President: Lee J. Miller, 202-232-0629 leejmiller@verizon.net 2715 Ontario Rd. NW, Washington DC 20009-2017
Newsletter: The Eastern Spine, Editor: Bob Stewart, 301-705-8778 stewart723@gmail.com P.O. Box 786, Hughesville, MD 20637-0786

FLORIDA

Sarasota Succulent Society and Experimental Gardens

Founded 1950, 96 Members
Meets: Sarasota Garden Club, 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, (Corner of 41 and Blvd. of the Arts), 7.30pm first Tuesday
Affiliate Rep: Wilda Q. Meier, 941-924-0706, wqmeier@aol.com 4621 Longleaf Lane, Sarasota, FL 34241-9226
President: Nancy Wellford, 941-924-2703, nwmutti@comcast.net 4431 Camino Real, Sarasota, FL 34231
Newsletter: Water Miser, Editor:

South Florida C&SS

Founded 1977, 100+ Members
Meets: Members' homes, 1pm weekends
Affiliate Rep: Emy de la Fuente, Jr., 305-606-5365, emyemy@earthlink.net 4853 NW 113 Pl., Doral, FL 33178
President: Emy de la Fuente, Jr., 305-606-5365, emyemy@earthlink.net 4853 NW 113 Pl., Doral, FL 33178
Newsletter: Cereus Chatter, Editor: Emy de la Fuente, Jr., 305-606-5365, emyemy@earthlink.net 4853 NW 113 Pl., Doral, FL 33178

GEORGIA

Atlanta C&S Club

Founded 1994, 10 Members
Meets: Various members' homes, time and date varies
Affiliate Rep: Doug Leonard, 334-887-5502 leonada@auburn.edu 1407 Azalea Dr., Auburn, AL 36830
President: Lizbeth McClain, 770-439-5756 lizzops@hotmail.com 4000 Lindley Circle, Powder Springs, GA 30127
Newsletter:   Editor:

HAWAII

C&SS of Hawaii

Founded 1965, 60 Members
Meets: Susannah Wesley Community Center, 1117 Kaili St., HI, 7-9pm third Tuesday
Affiliate Rep: Nathan Wong, 808-522-7063 nwong1@honolulu.gov 5154 Kilauea Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816-5628
President: Jonathan Kajiwara, tkkajiwara@gmail.com 3482 Ala Ilima Street, Honolulu, HI 96818
Newsletter: Spiney Messenger, Editor:

ILLINOIS

C&SS of Greater Chicago

Founded 1976, 35 Members
Meets: At the Oak Park Conservatory, 621 Garfield Street, Oak Park, IL. Call 708-489-6171 for monthly updates, second Wednesday
Affiliate Rep: John Jocius, 708-594-5346, cssgc@yahoo.com 7300 W. 76th St., Summit, IL 60501
President: Tami Kenny, 708-743-6102, cssgc@yahoo.com 11615 S. Kildare Ave., Alsip, IL 60803-2104
Newsletter:   Editor:

IOWA

Mid-Iowa C&SS

Founded 1970, 20 Members
Meets: Merle Hay Tower Meeting Room, Merle Hay Mall, 2pm third Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Chuck Staples, 515-255-1734 charlesjstaples@msn.com 3417 Bel Aire Rd., Des Moines, IA 50310-4910
President: Dick Schreiber, 515-981-4360, dick.schreiber@pioneer.com 922 Norwood Dr, Norwalk, IA 50211-1329
Newsletter: Newsletter of the Mid Iowa Cactus & Succulent Society, Editor: Denny Rehder, 515-277-4354 drehder@crosspaths.net 6301 Colby Ave., Windsor Heights, IA 50324

KANSAS

Central Kansas C&S Study Group

5-7 Members
Meets: 2pm last Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Wichita Botanica, 316-264-0468, www.botanica.org, 701 Amidon, Wichita, KS 67203
President: Gloria Mangum, 316-682-5061, 2117 Richfield, Wichita, KS 67207
Newsletter:   Editor:

LOUISIANA

Baton Rouge C&SS

Founded 1994, 6 Members
Meets: Goodwood Avenue Library, 7pm third Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Randy Johnson, 225-205-8181, randyjohnsononian2000@gmail.com 4267 Bea Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70509
President: Cecil Bankston, 225-753-7917, cbankston@cox.net 4841 Woodlake Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Newsletter:   Editor:

MARYLAND

C&SS of Maryland

Founded 1975, 20 Members
Meets: Cylburn Park Arboretum, 4915 Greenspring Ave, Baltimore MD, 10am third Saturday, except July, August and December
Affiliate Rep: Lee Miller, 202-232-0629 leejmiller@verizon.net 2715 Ontario Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20009-2017
President: Ingrid Fritze, 410-256-9417 cactusladybug@hotmail.com 9902 Foxhill Rd., Perry Hall, MD 21128
Newsletter: The Baltimore Areole, Editor: John Flater, john731@comcast.net

MASSACHUSETTS

C&SS of Massachusetts

Founded 1991, 75 Members
Meets: Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 70 French Drive, Boylston MA, 1-4pm third Saturday, September -May
Affiliate Rep: Art Scarpa, 781-944-5959, artscarpa@comcast.net 679 Pearl St., Reading, MA 01867
President: Glen Lord, gmaculata@gmail.com 94 Graham St., Reading, MA 01867
Newsletter: CSSM Newsletter, Editor, Dan Downey, 617-999-8541, djdowney@verizon.net 27 Grove St., Belmont, MA 02478

MICHIGAN

Michigan C&SS

Founded 1943, 56 Members
Meets: Various locations in SE Michigan, 1pm second Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Joyce Reinecker, 734-449-9223, jwtrolley@msn.com 4252 Walsh Rd., Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
President: Tom Dunikowski, 517-851-7067, otqh@tvli.net 3970 Dexter Trail, Stockbridge, MI 48189
Newsletter: Spinal Column, Editor: Nicolas Bayoff, 517-265-9128, cactimich@live.com 950 Riverside Ave, Adrian, MI 49221-1418

MISSOURI

Henry Shaw Cactus Society

Founded 1942, 140 Members
Meets: Missouri Botanical Garden, Ridgway Center, St Louis MO, 2pm second Sunday
Affiliate Rep: J. Eric Driskill, 314-757-4201, edriskill@ssd.k12.mo.us 102 Sylvia Dr., St. Louis, MO 63125
President: Nikki Murdick, 314-504-3787, nmurdick@gmail.com 2130 South Compton, St. Louis, MO 63104
Newsletter: The HSCS Digest, Editor: Barbara Rengers, 636-493-0055, barbgma27@yahoo.com 813 Innisfree Drive, St. Charles, MO 63301

Kansas City C&SS

Founded 1976, 50 Members
Meets: Loose Park Garden Center, Kansas City MO, 1.30pm third Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Linda Wehrle, 913-962-5022, lwehrle@kc.rr.com 19508 W. 64th Terrace, Shawnee, KS 66218
President: Eva Allen, 816-444-9321, emallen@earthlink.net 417 E. 73rd Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64131
Newsletter: Prickly Press, Editor: Judy Pigue, 816-886-6760, jjcactus2142@msn.com 8213 Harris Ave., Raytown, MO 64138

NEBRASKA

River City C&SS

Founded 1981, 30 Members
Meets: Papillion Library or TBA, 1.30pm first Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Ann Vidaver, 402-435-0832, avidaver1@unl.edu 2416 Sewell St., Lincoln, NE 68502
President: Kathy Bokelman, 402-597-1584, katbroker@cox.net 612 E. Patton, Papillion, NE 68044
Newsletter: River City News, Editor: Denise Evans, 402-553-2614, greengirl1958@cox.net 4208 Pacific St., Omaha, NE 68105

NEVADA

C&SS of Southern Nevada

Founded 1976, 54 Members
Meets: Lorenzi Park, Washington St at Twin Lakes Blvd., Las Vegas NV, 7pm first Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Jeannie Cadette, jcadette@aol.com 8116 Desert Jewel Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89128
President: Phil Lawton, 702-458-6323, coachphil@aol.com 3649 Maria St., Las Vegas NV 89117-0935
Newsletter: Beaver Tale, Editor: Liz Askew, 702-453-2693, dicnliz7067@earthlink.net 2319 Sierra Sunrise, Las Vegas, NV 89156

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey C&SS

Founded 1959, 20 Members
Meets: Fairleigh-Dickinson Univ., Blg TB18 (The Barn), Madison NJ, 2.30pm fourth Sunday Sept-June
Affiliate Rep: Ken Preteroti, 732-723-1776, k.preteroti@att.net 4 Barkley Rd., Old Bridge, NJ 08857-1305
President: Ken Preteroti, 732-723-1776, k.preteroti@att.net 4 Barkley Rd., Old Bridge, NJ 08857-1305
Newsletter: NJCSS Newsletter, Editor: Josephine Lamela, 732-671-8840, lamelajml@aol.com 2 Tatum Drive., Middletown, NJ 07748

NEW MEXICO

C&SS of New Mexico

Founded 1956, 55 Members
Meets: Albuquerque Garden Center, 10120 Lomas Blvd., Albuquerque NM, 7pm third Friday
Affiliate Rep: Ralph R Peters, 505-293-6356, RPeters52@gmail.com 1825 Shirlane NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112
President: Carl Hime, 505-293-2213, raresalt@yahoo.com 3420 Chelwood NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
Newsletter:   Editor:

NEW YORK

Long Island C&SS

Founded 1978, 35 Members
Meets: Kellenburg Memorial High School, Uniondale, 7.30pm third Monday, March-December
Affiliate Rep: Al Wasner, 516-352-0443, alwasner@optonline.net 166 Primrose Dr., New Hyde Park, NY 11040
President: Janet Stewart, 516-735-4479, milkenjam@windspring.com 3899 Byron Place, Levittown, NY 11756
Newsletter: Xerophyte Highlights, Editor: David Papayanopulos, 631-368-1877, daveandrem@prodigy.net 23 Brookhill Lane, Huntington, NY 11743

New York C&SS

Founded 1962, 50 Members
Meets: 331 Madison Ave (near 43rd St.), 7th Floor, NY, 6.30pm third Thursday, except July and August
Affiliate Rep: George J. Cambourakis, 718-706-7196, rockgjc@aol.com, 40-12 28 Street, Long Island, NY 11101
President: Lazaro Marrero, 718-545-3092, yemaya75@hotmail.com, 22-62 35 St., Astoria, NY 11105
Newsletter: Cactus Comments, Editor: George J. Camborakis, 718-706-7196, RO6MZ@yahoo.com 40-12 28 Street, Long Island, NY 11101

OHIO

Central Ohio C&SS

Founded 1982, 15 Members
Meets: Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43203, 7.30pm third Wednesday
Affiliate Rep: Harry Gate, 614-890-6952, harrygate@ameritech.net 5500 Aqua St., Columbus, OH 43229-3918
President: Harry Gate, 614-890-6952, harrygate@ameritech.net 5500 Aqua St., Columbus, OH 43229-3918
Newsletter Editor: Bruce Brethauer, 614-267-4109, bbrethau@columbus.rr.com 1338 Virginia Ave., Columbus, OH 43212

Cincinnati C&SS

25 Members
Meets: Varies, call for info., 7.30pm second Tuesday
Affiliate Rep:
President: David P. Innis, 513-793-485?, david.innis@fuse.net 7592 Trailwind Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45242
Newsletter Editor: Betty Davis, 513-984-9841, hostas@fuse.net 7002 Summit Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45243

Midwest Cactus & Succulent Society

Founded 1930, 22 Members
Meets: Cleveland Botanical Garden, OH, 1pm third Sunday, September - May
Affiliate Rep: Karen Snell, 440-259-3501, kdsnell@roadrunner.com, 4795 South Ridge Rd., Perry, OH 44081
President: Joe Kulick 330-854-4141, kulick@sssnet.com 8690 Camelot Ave., Canal Fulton, OH 44081
Newsletter Editor: Karen Snell, 440-259-3501, kdsnell@roadrunner.com

OKLAHOMA

C&SS of Tulsa

Founded 1975, 37 Members
Meets: Tulsa Garden Center Ballroom, Tulsa OK, 7pm first Thursday
Affiliate Rep: LoWilla Wilson, 918-357-2401
President: LoWilla Wilson, 918-357-2401, lowilla@valornet.com 6811 South 230 E. Ave., Broken Arrow, OK 74014
Newsletter: Stuck-up News, Editor: Robbie Shannon, 918-486-3299 overcomer@cox.net

Central Oklahoma C&SS

Founded 1968, 40 Members
Meets: Will Rogers Garden Center, 3400 NW 36th St, Oklahoma City OK, 7.30pm third Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Joyce Hochtritt, 405-737-1831, cactibud@cox.net 600 N. Pine Ave., Midwest City, OK 73130
President: Fred Hill, 405-794-4160 f-hill@sbcglobal.net 609 S. Howard Ave., Moore, OK 73160
Newsletter: The Offset, Editor: Fred Hill, 405-794-4160 f-hill@sbcglobal.net 609 S. Howard Ave., Moore, OK 73160

OREGON

Oregon C&SS

Founded 1947, 35 Members
Meets: People's Food Co-op, 3029 SE 21st Ave, Portland, Oregon, 4.30pm third Sunday of most months
Affiliate Rep: James Elfberg, 503-259-0580, nwcactus@juno.com 6775 SW 201st Ct., Aloha, OR 97007-4266
President: Michael Graves, 3521 SE Stark, Portland, OR 97214
Newsletter: Cactus Chatter, Editor: Luther Sturtevant, 503-913-7123, karakat@spiritone.com 7009 N. Fiske Ave., Portland, OR 97203-4511

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia C&SS

Founded 1942, 100 Members
Meets: Horticultural Center, West Fairmount Park, (Belmont Ave. and Montgomery Dr.), Philadelphia PA, 11am second or third Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Joseph Lamela-Macchia, 732-671-8840, joelamacchia@verizon.net 2 Tatum Dr., Middletown, NJ 07784
President: Frank Pearson, 570-688-4027, 706 Sassafras Way, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Newsletter Editor: Josephine Lamela, 732-671-8840, lamelajml@verizon.com 2 Tatum Dr., Middletown, NJ 07784

Pittsburgh Cactus and Exotic Plants Society

Founded 1993, 10 Members
Meets: Glenshaw Valley Presbyterian Church, Glenshaw, PA 15116, 1.30pm first Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Fred Reinheimer, 412-486-8597 basesurge@hotmail.com 111 Fall Run Road, Glenshaw, PA 15116
President: Pat Robbins, pmalrob@consolidated.net 206 Courtney Place, Wexford, PA 15090
Newsletter: None

TENNESSEE

Chattanooga C&SS

Founded 2001, 20 Members
Meets: Members' Homes, 2pm third Saturday in odd numbered months (6/year)
Affiliate Rep: Mark Issenberg, 706-398-3232, ashpots@aol.com 3005 Plum Nelly Rd., Rising Fawn, GA 30738
President: Bill Karsner, 423-842-2962, 156 Masters Rd., Hixson, TN 37343-3014
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Greater Knoxville C&SS

Founded 1958, 12 Members
Meets: At Members' homes and other locations by prearrangement, third Saturday, March - December
Affiliate Rep: Janet Westbrook, 865-482-9508, janet.westbrook@comcast.net
President: Janet Westbrook, 865-482-9508, janet.westbrook@comcast.net
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Memphis C&SS

20 Members
Meets: Memphis Botanical Garden, 7pm fourth Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Don Klotwog, 901-681-0700 dklotwog@juno.com 442 McElroy Rd., Memphis, TN 38120
President: Don Klotwog, 901-681-0700 dklotwog@juno.com 442 McElroy Rd., Memphis, TN 38120
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TEXAS

Austin C&SS

Founded 1975, 93 Members
Meets: Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Park, Austin TX, 7.30pm third Thursday
Affiliate Rep: Dr. Bob Barth, 512-327-1173, b.barth@mail.utexas.edu 602 Terrace Mtn Dr., Austin, TX 78746-2839
President: Jeff Pavlat, 512-347-8615, jpavlat@austin.rr.com 2403 Deer Pass, Austin, TX 78746
Newsletter: The Cacto-Files, Editor: Jeff Pavlat, 512-347-8615, jpavlat@austin.rr.com 2403 Deer Pass, Austin, TX 78746

Central Texas C&SS

Founded 2003
Meets: Waco, Texas
Affiliate Rep:
President: Steven Lovecky, 254-533-2387, lovekey@wacotx.cx, LoveKey Ranch, 124 HCR 3237, Mt. Calm, Texas 76673-3004
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Coastal Bend C&SS

Meets: Lincoln Senior Center, Corpus Christi, 7.30pm first Wednesday
Affiliate Rep: Tammy Stockton, 361-992-5462
President: Johnny Smolik, johnny.smolik@sbcglobal.net
Newsletter:   Editor:

El Paso Cactus and Rock Club

Founded 1937, 45 Members
Meets: 10am first Saturday, but call first
Affiliate Rep:
President: Jack Makepeace, 915-585-2149 jackm26551@aol.com 7237 Orizaba Ave., El Paso, TX 79912
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Fort Worth C&SS

Founded 1971, 54 Members
Meets: Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center, Fort Worth TX, 7pm third Tuesday, please check first
Affiliate Rep: Darvin Breaker, Jr., 817-283-6867, dabreak@prodigy.net 709 Commerce St., Euless, TX 76040-4803
President: Darvin Breaker, Jr., 817-283-6867, dabreak@prodigy.net 709 Commerce St., Euless, TX 76040-4803
Newsletter: Cowtown Connection, Editor: Darvin Breaker, Jr., 817-283-6867, dabreak@prodigy.net 709 Commerce St., Euless, TX 76040-4803

Houston C&SS

Founded 1963, 76 Members
Meets: Houston Garden Center, Hermann Park, Houston TX, 7.30pm fourth Wednesday
Affiliate Rep: Holly Cagle, 256-468-9491 hcagle@comcast.net 1401 Todville Rd., Seabrook, TX 77586
President: Richard Stamper, 713-523-2705, cactusboy11@sbcglobal.net 1904 Whitney, Houston, TX 77006
Newsletter: Kaktos Komments, Editor: Liliana Rodriguez Cracraft, 713-660-0720, opuntia77@yahoo.com 3626 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston, TX 77025

Kerr County C&SS

41 Members
Meets: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, Kerrville TX, 7pm third Tuesday
Affiliate Rep: Larry Fagarason, 830-792-5421, larnat@ktc.com 6780 Braden Cir, Kerrville, TX 78028
President: Bob Richie, 830-257-8939 judyrichie@yahoo.com 708 Mockingbird Lane, Kerrville, TX 78028
Newsletter: KCCSS Newsletter, Editor: Bill Wildfong, 830-896-8940, wildfong@windstream.net 324 West Water St., Kerville, TX 78028

North Texas C&SS

39 Members
Meets: 8035 Westover Dr., Dallas TX, 7.30pm first Tuesday
Affiliate Rep: P. Alan Foster, 972-286-7945, foster1108@yahoo.com 11521 Augusta Dr., Balch Springs, TX 75180-1530
President: Irwin Lightstone, 214-987-0344, radiantimages@sbcglobal.net 9048 Royal Crown, Dallas, TX 75243
Newsletter: Succulent News & Views, Editor: Karen Floyd, 214-348-5261, krossfloyd@yahoo.com 8035 Westover Dr., Dallas, TX 75031

San Antonio Cactus & Xerophyte Society

Founded 1977, 50 Members
Meets: San Antonio Garden Center, San Antonio TX, 7.30pm third Wednesday
Affiliate Rep: Jimmy Black, 830-336-2075, jblack4121@yahoo.com 225 Greystone Cr, Boerne, TX 78006
President: Jimmy Black, 830-336-2075, jblack4121@yahoo.com 225 Greystone Cr, Boerne, TX 78006
Newsletter: SACXS FACTS, Editor: Ann Black, 830-336-4471, annblack@gvtc.com 225 Greystone Cr, Boerne, TX 78006

Texas Association of C&S Societies (TACSS)

Affiliate Rep: Michael Rupe, 512-440-7817, epur@sbcglobal.net 1709 Primrose Trail, Roundrock, TX 87664
President: Bill Utley, 817-485-3310, bill.utley@sbcglobal.net
Newsletter: TACSS Statement, Editor: Michael Rupe, 512-440-7817, epur@sbcglobal.net 1709 Primrose Trail, Roundrock, TX 87664

WASHINGTON

Cascade C&SS of Washington State

Founded 1973, 75 Members
Meets: University of Washington, Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle WA, 2pm third Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Karen Summers, 206-365-0315, klsumm@hotmail.com 1209 NE 188th Shoreline, WA 98155
President: Jack Zektzer, 206-365-2619, haramosh@msn.com
Newsletter: The Point, Editor: Sue Braaton, ccss_sue@yahoo.com 708 22nd St. SE, Auburn, WA 98002

WISCONSIN

Wisconsin C&S Club

25 Members
Meets: Varies, Waterstone Bank, 1pm first Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Margaret Dranzik, 414-421-8950, mfdranzik@sbcglobal.net 5130 So. 68th St., Greendale, WI 53129
President: Tom Felzer, 262-532-0791, treeman070@yahoo.com N84 W15920 Menomonee Ave #11, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Newsletter:   Editor:

AUSTRALIA

C&SS of New South Wales

Founded, Members
Meets:
Affiliate Rep: 07-3285-4808 cssq@powerup.com.au 2 Roanne Court, Petrie, QLD 4502
President:
Newsletter: Editor:

C&SS of Queensland

Founded 1963, 150 Members
Meets: Senior Citizens Centre 20 Qualtrough St., Wooloongabba, Brisbane 7:30 Last Monday
President: Swayne Smail 07-3378-3823 P.O. Box 65 Fortitude Valley QLD 4006 swsmail@froggy.com.au
Newsletter: Dinteranthus, Editor: Greg Daniels ugic@sols.uq.edu.au PO. Box 65 Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

C&SS of Western Australia Inc.

Founded 1958, 30 Members
Meets: RSL Hall, Leake St, Belmont W.Australia, 2.15pm second Sunday of month
Affiliate Rep: Shirley Laslett, +08-9277-3924, 348 Hardey Rd., Cloverdale, W. Australia 6105
President: Dave Sutton, +08-9458-6996, 145 Hollis Road., Willeton, W. Australia 6107
Newsletter: Cactizette, Editor: David Schmidt, +08 9386 3516, W. Australia

Western Suburbs Cactus Club

Founded, 43 Members
Meets: Widemere Public School, Greystanes NSW, 8pm 3rd Friday
Affiliate Rep: Kim Hamilton, +61 2 4777 4876 cactus@pnc.com.au PO Box 3089, Llandilo, NSW 2747 Australia
President: David Terry, +61 2 4739 3086 djterry@zeta.org.au 9 Clarence St., Glenbrook, NSW 2773
Newsletter: Journal of Western Suburbs Cactus Club, Editor: KIm Hamilton, +61 2 4777 4876 cactus@pnc.com.au PO Box 3089, Llandilo, NSW 2747

CANADA

Desert Plant Society of Vancouver

Founded 1967, 40 Members
Meets: VanDusen Botanical Gardens, Vancouver BC, 7.30pm 4th Thursday, except July & Aug
Affiliate Rep: Morgan Smith, 604-888-6850 Desertplantsocietyvan@hotmail.com Box 153 Fort Langley, BC V1M 2R5, Canada
President: Jason Rocko, 604-873-4941 #105-2820 Heather St., Vancouver, BC V5Z 3J6
Newsletter: - Editor:

Ontario C&SS

Founded 2001, 280 Members
Meets: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington Ontario,
Affiliate Rep: Ian Rabenda, cactusman@attcanada.net 233 Montrose Ave., Hamilton, Ontario L8K 4Z1, Canada
President: Ladislav Betka, 905-337-2062 lbhgab@attcanada.net 523 Lakeshore Rd. West, Oakville, ON
Newsletter: Digital Cactus, Editor: Ian Rabenda, cactusman@attcanada.net 233 Montrose Ave., Hamilton, ON L8K 4Z1

Toronto C&S Club

Founded 1977, 76 Members
Meets: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Avenue East (at Leslie Street), Toronto, 3rd Tuesday at 7.30pm except Feb, July, Aug & Dec
Affiliate Rep: David C. Naylor, 905-877-6013 naylor@unforgettable.com 9091 Eighth Line RR 2, Georgetown, ON L7G 4S5, Canada
President: Deborah Wisniewska-Jones, 905-985-6923 dwisniewska@interhop.net 730 Scugog Line 4, Port Perry, ON L9L 1B5
Newsletter: Cactus Factus, Editor: David C. Naylor, 905-877-6013 naylor@unforgettable.com 9091 Eighth Line RR 2, Georgetown, ON L7G 4S5

Victoria C&SS

Founded 1992, 37 Members
Meets: Horticultural Center of the Pacific, Victoria BC, 7.30pm last Wednesday of month
Affiliate Rep: Mary Inkster, 250-477-9409, 3903 Cedar Hill Cross Rd., Victoria, BC V8P 2N3
President: Bert Hendriksen, cactus-cacti@shaw.ca, 4758 Spirit Place, Nanaimo B.C., Canada  V9V 1N8
Special Events Director: Ronaele Hahn, ronaele@shaw.ca

INDIA

Indian Society of Cacti & Succulents

Founded 1984, 500 Members
Meets: Members' Residences, 5pm 4th Sunday
Affiliate Rep: Dr Ram Gandhi, 519 4485 gasteria@vsnl.com Mitravas 20/78 Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi 110026 India
President: Mr P. M. Mathai, 9 p_m_mathai@yahoo.com C-5/13, DLF Phase 1 Gurgaon, Haryan 122002
Newsletter: ISOCS Journal, Editor: Mrs Meena Singh, 457 9313 u4bias4meena@hotmail.com A-162, Sector 40, NOIDA 201 303 UP

MEXICO

Nakari Sociedad Jalisciense de Cactologia, A.C.

Founded 1983, 95 Members
Meets: Museo de la Ciudad de Guadalajara, Calle Independencia 684, Zona Centro, Guadalajara Jalisco, 19.30hrs last Friday each month
Affiliate Rep: Liberato Portillo, +(52-33) 3638-2689 portillo@cencar.udg.mx A.Post.1-288, Guadalajara, Jalisco 44100 Mexico
President: Mrs Patricia Hernandez, +(52-33) 3365-2126, A.Post.1-288, Guadalajara, Jalisco 44100 Mexico
Newsletter Editor: Ms. Ana Lilia Vigueras, +(52-33) 3618-9935 Alameda 1046, Guadalajara, Jalisco 44100 Mexico

NEW ZEALAND

Bay of Plenty Branch

Founded 1981, 75 Members
Meets: Tauranga Arts & Crafts Centre, Elizabeth St., Tauranga, 1.30am, second Saturday
Affiliate Rep: John Buttenshaw, 07 304-88167 buttens@ihug.co.nz
President:Andrew Ross, 07 575-3255 cactus@paradise.net.nz 129 Gravett Rd., Papamoa, Tauranga
Newsletter: Editor:

PAKISTAN

Cactus & Succulent Society of Pakistan

President Mr. Fahim I. Siddiqui, 5845025 5842970, fahimfnd@cyber.net.pk, 55/11, 3RD Street, Off Kayaban-e-Momin, Phase5, DHA, Karachi
Publications Secretary, Dr. Muhammad Hasan 5840690, hasloo@lycos.com, No. 17, 35th Street, Phase-VI, Darakhshan, Defence Housing Authority, Karachi

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