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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Two Week Reminder: Candidate Statements For 2017 NCBS Board Of Directors Election Due On June 1st

Two Week Reminder: Candidate Statements for the 2017 NCBS Board Of Directors Election are due on June 1, 2017.

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

Three Week Reminder: Candidate Statements for the August 12 NCBS Board Of Directors Election are due on June 1, 2017.

NCBS Board Of Directors Candidate Statements Due On June 1 For August 12 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 in Tres Pinos on Saturday, August 12, 2017, 10:00am-5:00pm, and by mail.

Candidate Statements are due to  (Linda Descoteaux) lindadakota (at) gmail (dot) com, editor of Bluegrass By The Bay magazine, by June 1, 2017, for publication in the July-August issue.

Statements are limited to 100 words and submission of a picture is optional. Information: (559) 222-1468.

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)