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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One Week Reminder: June 30 Is Candidate Statement Deadline For NCBS Board Of Directors Election

One Week Reminder: June 30, 2018 is the Deadline for Candidate Statements for the August 11 Northern California Bluegrass Society Board Of Directors Election. E-Mail statements to  (Michael Hall) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com (100 word limit).

Two Week Reminder: NCBS Board Of Directors Candidate Statements Due On June 30

Two Week Reminder: Candidate Statements for the August 11, 2018 Northern California Bluegrass Society Board Of Directors Election are due on June 30. E-Mail to  (Michael Hall) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com (100 word limit).

Candidate Statements Due On June 30, 2018 for Annual NCBS Board Of Directors Election

The Annual Election for the Northern California Bluegrass Society Board Of Directors will be held at the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival at the San Benito County Historical Park (next to Bolado Park) in Tres Pinos on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 10:00am-5:00pm, and by mail.

Candidate Statements are due to (Michael Hall) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com by June 30, 2018, for publication in the July issue of Bluegrass By The Bay and on the NCBS Website. Statements are limited to 100 words.

NCBS Board Of Directors Re-Elects Officers For 2017-2018

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Board Of Directors has chosen officers for 2016-2017. The incumbents were all re-elected:

President — Michael Hall (Redwood City)

Vice-President — Mike Russell (San Mateo)

Secretary — Bruce Bellochio (Brookdale)

Treasurer — Bruce Edmundson (Sunnyvale)

NCBS Members Elect 2017-2018 Board Of Directors At Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

Board of Directors

The members of the Northern California Bluegrass Society elected the 2017-2018 Board Of Directors at the past weekend’s Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival.

New Board Members are Jesse Fichman, AJ Lee and Karen Reyes. Returning Board Members are Bruce Bellochio, Eric Burman, Bruce Edmundson, Mike Fisher, Michael Hall, and Mike Russell.

David Field and Penny Godlis retired from the board, but will continue to be active Society volunteers.