PRESIDENT Ron Myrick, firstname.lastname@example.org
VICE PRESIDENT Bob Papac, email@example.com
TREASURER Gerri Lane,
SECRETARY Deb Burkin, firstname.lastname@example.org
FEDERATION REP Bob Papac, email@example.com
WAYS AND MEANS Stan Dickens, firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHOLARSHIPS Bill Murray, email@example.com
WEBMASTER George Curtis, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our mission is to promote the study of the Earth Sciences with an emphasis on the collection of rocks, minerals, fossils and gems and promote the study of the arts and techniques of lapidary and jewelry making while encouraging the opportunity to exhibit, display and exchange specimens.
The interests of our members are widely v,aried ranging from field trips, rock, gem, mineral and fossil collecting and jewelry making. The Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society (TVGMS), a non-profit organization, is dedicated to bringing together, in good fellowship, individuals who are interested in promoting education knowledge and understanding of the earth sciences related to mineralogy, archaeology paleontology, geology and other related subjects.
TVGMS is a member of the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies. The CFMS website is a great source of information concerning all aspects of this hobby. Visit cfmsi nc.org and browse current and past newsletters.
Meetings are held on the Fourth Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM at the Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 East F St, Tehachapi, CA.
The April meeting, Thursday 23 is cancelled in an abundance of caution and to comply with public health guidelines. Basic precautions with social distancing and cleanliness is in order for all of us.