Region 10 Affiliates


Region 10 ~ Western States

California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington

Region 10 ~ Western States

California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington

California —

AVS of San Francisco

Garden Room of the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park
1199 9th Ave. (just inside park)
San Francisco, CA

Meeting times: Fourth Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Except for December)


Contact: Fred Grafelman, President
Phone: 415-664-9308

Contact: Loretta Botta
Phone: 415-661-8484


Information updated 3/26/17

AVS of South Bay

Contact: Shelley Goodman, President    

Address: 1041 Arlington Lane

City, State: San Jose, CA 95129-2841



Bakersfield AVS

East Bakersfield Veteran's Hall
2101 Ridge Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93305

Meeting times: Third Tuesday of each month (Except August & December) at 10:00 am

Contact: Joe Meyer, President
Address: 7404 Arleta Ave
City, State: Bakersfield, CA   93308
Phone: 661-387-0263

Contact: Gloria Aminian
Address: 7405 Eliso Court
City, State: Bakersfield, CA   93309
Phone: 661-833-8176

Notes: The Veteran's Hall is located on Mount Vernon Ave. in East Bakersfield.

Information update 1/10/16

Bay Area African Violet & Gesneriad Club

Berkeley Youth Alternative
1255 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94608

Meeting times: Beginning 2017 - Fourth Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Except for July, August, and December)

Website: tbd


Contact: Doug Allen, President
Address: P.O. Box 2554

Berkeley, CA 94702

Information updated 12/09/2016

Burbank AVS

Little White Chapel
1711 N. Avon St., Burbank, CA 91505

Meeting Times: 3rd Thursday of the month (Except August) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon


Contact: Susan Eyraud
Address: 10729 Sharon Avenue
City, State: Shadow Hills, CA 91040
Phone: (818) 951-3597

Contact: Gay Wilson
Address: 21865 Parvin Dr.
City, State: Santa Clarita, CA 91350
Phone: (661) 259-1897

Capital City AVS

Shepard Garden & Arts Center
3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816

Meeting Times: 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm

Web Page:

Contact: Kathy Norton,  President
Address: 3500 Partridge Ave.
City: West Sacramento, CA 95691-5232
Phone: 916-617-2406

Information updated 04/04/2017

Central California AVS

Friends Community Church

5688 N. First St.
Fresno, CA 

Meeting times: 3rd Monday, 6:30 pm (except June, July & December)


Contact: Lola Sutherland, President
14917 Knox Lane
Prather, CA 93651
Phone: 559-906-7366



Contact: Sue Haffner
3015 Timmy Ave.
Clovis, CA 93612
Phone: 559-292 -5624


Information updated 03/24/17


Central Coast African Violet Society

Location: Creston Village (activity room)
1919 Creston Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Meeting times: 2nd Saturday of the month, except Oct when we meet the 3rd Saturday. From 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact: Mary Thompson
Address: PO Box 203
City, State: Paso Robles, CA
Phone: 805-459-6070

Contact: Elethea Brewen
Phone: 805-467-3682

Delta Gesneriad and AVS

Shepard Garden & Arts Center
3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816

Meeting Times: 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am

Web Page:

Contact: Jeani Hatfield, President
Address: 1571 Wise Road
City: Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone: 916-645-3487

Contact: Kathy Norton
Address: 3500 Partridge Ave.
City: West Sacramento, CA 95691-5232
Phone: 916-617-2406

Happy Trails AVS

Brookdale Senior Living
11825 Apple Valley Road, Apple Valley, CA

Meeting times: 4th Wednesday of the month (except November & December) at 12:30 p.m.

Contact: Shirley Kirkland, President
Address: 15639 Kasota Lane
City, State: Apple Valley, CA  92307
Phone: 760-242-1959 or

Contact #2: Darlene Osborn
Phone: 760-951-2942

Humboldt County AVS

St. Francis Episcopal Church
586 16th St., Fortuna, CA 95540

Meeting times: 2nd Thursday of the month at 1:00 p.m.


Contact: Kristi Wilson, President
Address: 2054 Rohnerville Rd
City, State: Fortuna, CA  95540-2246
Phone: 707-725-5479

Contact #2: Joan Schaffer
Address: 2861 Kirbey St.
City, State: Fortuna, CA  95540
Phone: 707-725-0898

Montrose AVS

Descanso Gardens, Birch Room
1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

Meeting Times: 4th Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am (except for November and December 3rd Wednesday). No meeting in August.

Contact: Luis Pineda, President
Address: 4350 Laurelgrove Ave., #204
City: Studio City, CA 91604
Phone: 323-236-0104

Contact: Vicki Ringer (Corresponding Secretary)
Address: 4442 Pampas
City: Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Phone: 818-884-0537

Northern CA Council of AVS

Contact: Heather Morgan, President

Address: 1670 Ascension Drive
City, State: San Mateo, CA   94402
Phone: (650) 346-7307

San Diego North County AVSA

Vista Library ( in the community room)
700 Eucalyptus Street
Vista, CA

Meeting times: 2nd Tuesday of the month (except July) at 10:30 a.m.

Contact: Barbara Conrad
Address: 3435 Jasmine Crest
City, State: Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone: (858) 759-6746

Contact: Pamela Tucker

Address: 2300 E. Valley Parkway #30
City, State: Escondido, CA 92027
Phone: (760) 300-8909

Information updated 4/4/17

San Mateo County AVS

San Mateo Garden Center
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 (Except December)

Contact: Vera Carlson, President
Address: 12 Oviedo Ct.
City, State: Pacifica, CA   94044
Phone: (650) 355-6955  cell (650)-776-1187

Contact: Heather Morgan,
Address: 1670 Ascension Drive
City, State: San Mateo, CA   94402
Phone: (650) 346-7307

Web site:

South Coast AVS

Greenwood Park
1520 Greenwood Ave.
Torrance, CA

Meeting times: 3rd Sunday every month (except June & July) at 2:00 p.m.

Contact: Joan Wood, President
Address: 16703 Elgar Ave.
City, State: Torrance, CA 90504
Phone: 310-532-8042

Contact: Jacquie Eisenhut
Address: 22800 Eriel Ave.
City, State: Torrance, CA 90505
Phone: 310-325-2933

Information updated 12/14/15

Thousand Oaks AVS

Redeemer Lutheran Church
667 Camino Dos Rios
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Meetings: Fourth Saturday of each month, except November and December. 12:30 p.m.

Contact 1: Barbara Burde, President

272 Fawn Valley Ct.

Simi Valley, CA 93065


Contact 2: Maureen Pratt




Information updated 3/26/17

Town and Country AVS 

Contact:               Bernice Wheeler  Treasurer

Address:              2692 Highland Ave Spc 79

City, State:          Highland, CA   92346-2105

Tri-Counties AVS

East Anaheim Hills Community Center

8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road

Anaheim, CA 92808

Meeting times: September through June — Second Sunday of the month unless there is a conflict.

Contact: Diane Miller
Address: 7056 E Country Club Lane
City, State: Anaheim, CA 92807-4414

Notes: Annual show and sale every spring.

Tustana AVS

Tustana Senior Center
200 South "C" Street, Tustin, CA 92780

Meeting times: 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., except for July and August

Contact: Jean Suan

Contact: Leonard  Re, President
Address: 18135 Santa Cecilia.
City, State: Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Phone: (714) 963-6837

Information updated 12/07/16

Ventura County African Violet Society

All Saints Parish

2550 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003


Meeting times: 4th Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.


Contact: Laura Fiechter, President

250 E. Telegraph Rd., spc. #143

Fillmore, CA 93015

Phone: 805-421-8515


Contact: Doris O’Connell

3551 S. G St.

Oxnard, CA 93033

Phone: 805-483-5981



Notes: Contact members in case of change in date or meeting location.

Information updated 12/18/2016

Oregon —

Portland AVS

Tabor Heights Methodist Church
6161 SE Stark St.
Portland, OR 97215

Meeting times: 4th Saturday of the month September to June at 12:00 noon.

Contact: Alice Wagner, President
Address: 18546 S. Ferguson Rd.
City, State: Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: (503)-631-3925

Contact: Vivian Scheans
Address: 13505 SE River Rd., Apt. 94
City, State: Portland, OR 97222
Phone: (503)-652-3094

Information updated 1/16/16

Portlandia Violet Club

Fat Yoga Studio
6340 SE Foster Road
Portland, OR

Meeting times: 3rd Saturday of the month (except July & August) at 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Blanche Bunker
Address: 18005 SE Mill Ct.
City, State: Portland, OR 97233
Phone: (503)-761-7861

Contact: Alice Wagner
Address: 18546 S. Ferguson Rd.
City, State: Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: (503)-631-3925

Willamette African Violet Society

Private Home
1035 Lakewood Dr., SW
Albany, OR 97321

Meeting Times: 12:00 noon

Contact: Cindi Nofziger, President
Address: 1035 Lakewood Dr., SW
City: Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 541-926-8116

Contact: Corky McLean
Address: 38314 Richardson Gap Road
City: Scio, OR 97394
Phone: 541-979-3712


Washington —

Saintpaulia Society of Tacoma

Contact: Pat Shandrow 
Address: 4408 59th Street Ct E
City, State: Tacoma, WA   98443-2446

Seattle AVS

Greenwood Branch of Seattle Public Library
8016 Greenwood Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103

Meeting Times: Usually third Saturday of the month - 11:00 a..m.

Facebook: Seattle African Violet Society

Contact: Austin Grevious, President
Address: 4932 88th Ave. W.
City: University Place, WA 98467
Phone: 206-769-2016

Contact: Jean Chin
Address: 6701 29th Avenue South
City: Seattle, WA 98108-3791
Phone: 206-725-6494

Information updated 3/10/2016


African Violet Society of America
2375 North Street
Beaumont, TX 77702-1722
844-400-AVSA (844-400-2872)


Office hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST



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