As a nonprofit organization, the NCBS is run by a board of directors elected by the membership. The 2012-13 board members are:

  • Nancie Barker
  • Bruce Bellocchio
  • Eric Burman
  • Bruce Edmundson
  • Penny Godlis
  • Michael Hall
  • Brenda Hough
  • Pan Logan
  • Mike Russell

The original Board of Directors of the Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society (circa 1983) which was taken at the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor beach. From left to right: Walt Bamber, Kim Elking, Vance Townsend, “Bruddah” Glenn Christensen (co-founder), Karen Quick (co-founder), Bill Parker, Dick Clark, and Earle White. This was back in the days when order was kept at board meetings with battery-operated ray-guns.

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NCBS Board Of Directors Elects Officers For 2016-2017

NCBS Officers for 2016-2017

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Board Of Directors has elected officers for 2016-2017. They are:

President — Michael Hall (Redwood City)

Vice-President — Mike Russell (San Mateo)

Secretary — Bruce Bellochio (Brookdale)

Treasurer — Bruce Edmundson (Sunnyvale)

New NCBS Board Of Directors Elected At 2016 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

NCBS Board of Directors

NCBS Board of Directors

The 2016-2017 Northern California Bluegrass Society Board of Directors was elected on August 13 at the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival in Tres Pinos. The new board will serve until elections are held in August 2017.

Incumbents Bruce Bellochio, Eric Burman, Bruce Edmundson, Mike Fisher, Penny Godlis, Michael Hall, & Mike Russell were re-elected.

Longtime Society volunteers David Field of Santa Cruz and Allan French of Mountain View were elected to the nine-member board.

Uriah Langmeyer and Alison Steele from the 2015-2016 board did not run again, but will continue to be involved in NCBS activities.

Benitolink Coverage of the Good Old Fashioned Festival (8/15/16)

Candidates On Ballot For NCBS Board Of Directors Election August 13

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The following candidates have filed to be on the ballot for the NCBS Board Of Directors Election on August 13, 2016 at the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival and by mail:

Bruce Bellochio, Eric Burman, Bruce Edmundson, David Field, Mike Fisher, Penny Godlis, Michael Hall, & Mike Russell.

Three Day Reminder: NCBS Election Candidate Statements Are Due On June 1, 2016

ncbs-plain-logoThree Day Reminder: Candidate Statements for the annual Northern California Bluegrass Society Board Of Directors Election are due on June 1, 2016.

The statements will be published in the July/August issue of Bluegrass By The Bay and the election will be held on Saturday, August 14 at the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival in Tres Pinos, and by mail.

Election Information

One Week Reminder: NCBS Board Of Directors Candidate Statements Are Due On June 1st

Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival

2016 NCBS Election

One Week Reminder: Candidate Statements for the Northern California Bluegrass Society Board Of Directors Election are due on June 1, 2016.

The election will be held on Saturday, August 14 at the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival in Tres Pinos.

Election Information