California VVA Chapters
(Information contained here comes from the Annual Election Report copy sent to the state council secretary, you can also e-mail the changes to CSC Secretary, Tom Hohmann at tomh47@aol.com).

This page last updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014


Chapter 47

PO Box 4277
Riverside, CA 92514
Meetings: General Membership meets at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the Chapter meeting location - VFW Post 10267 in Jurupa, 8607 Mission Blvd Riverside, CA 92509 <-click for map. The Board meets on the Wednesday before at 10:30 a.m. at Coco's Restaurant at 1304 University Ave. @ Iowa, Riverside
E-mail contact: Steve Mackey, President
Chapter Web Site: http://www.vva47.com

Chapter Phone: 951-781-6137


Chapter 53

PO Box 7000-185
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Meetings on 4th Wed. each month (except December-no meeting) at 7 PM, Billy's Restaurant, 5150 W 190th St., Torrance 90503
E-mail contact: President, Jerry Yamamoto (n9140y@ca.rr.com)
Chapter Web Site: http://www.vva53.org
Chapter Phone: 310-540-8820 (or 310-539-5542) / FAX: 310-257-0953


Chapter 201

P.O. Box 26203
San Jose, CA 95159-6203
Meetings: Moose Lodge, 905 Kifer Rd, Sunnyvale, CA; 2nd Sunday at Noon.
President: Robert W. Johnston (bobj201@yahoo.com)
E-mail contact:bobbiej201@yahoo.com
Chapter Web Site: http://www.nichecom.com/vva
Chapter Phone: 408-847-5477


Chapter 218

PO Box 4862
Santa Barbara, CA 93140
Meetings on 2nd Tuesday, 6 p.m. at Santa Barbara Veterans Memorial Bldg, 112, W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
President, Peter Bie (peter.bie@rinconbroadcasting.com)
E-mail contact: vvachapter218@gmail.com
Chapter Web Site: http://www.vvachapter218.org
Chapter Phone: 805-284-6372 - Fax: 805-568-3783 (Veterans Memorial Bldg)


Chapter 223

PO Box 1583
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Meetings on the 3rd Tues. at 7 P.M. / Board Meetings on 2nd Tuesday 7 P.M. at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building, 1532 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa, CA95492
The third Saturday of each month is a Chapter Breakfast
President: Ken Holybee (holybee@comcast.net) 707-887-8891
E-mail contact: vets@vva223.org
Website: http://www.vva223.org
Chapter Phone: 707-526-4218 / Fax: 707-526-4218


Chapter 355

PO Box 2986
Canyon Country, CA 91386-2986
Meetings on the 3rd Sunday of the month, 11 A.M. at local restaurant
President: Nick Callas
E-mail contact: Nick Callas: nick6113@att.net
Chapter Phone: 661-212-4377


Chapter 357

P.O. Box 4021
Redding, CA 96099
Meetings at Shasta Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 Yuba St., Redding, CA 96001, 2nd Thursday each month, 6:00 P.M.
President: Eddie McAllister (eddiespaghetti@yahoo.com)
E-mail contact: Dennis Hipley (dennishipley@charter.net)
Chapter Phone: 530-242-1596


Chapter 391

P.O. Box 5391
Sonora, CA 95370
Meetings: Board - 1st Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.; General Meeting - 2nd Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Sonora Veterans Hall, 9 N. Washington St., Sonora, CA 95370
Board of Directors - 1st Tuesday at 7 P.M
General Meeting - 2nd Tuesday at 7 P.M. at Sonora Veterans Hall, 9 N. Washington St., Sonora
President: Al Sickle - tandablues@sbcglobal.net
E-mail contact: chap391@lodelink.com
Chapter web site: http://www.vietnamveterans391.org/
Chapter Phone: 209-928-3848 / FAX: 209-928-3848


Chapter 400

200 Grand Ave., Box 208
Oakland, CA 94610
Meetings on the 3rd Tues. at 6:30 p.m., Alameda Veterans Memorial Bldg., 2203 Central Ave., Alameda, CA 94501.
President: Arnold Santos - (twosaints@sbcglobal.net) - 510-523-4628
Chapter Phone: 510-444-5235


Chapter 441

782 Brundage
Farmersville, CA 93223
Meetings on the 2nd Mon. at 6:00 pm; Exiter Veterans Memorial Building, 324 Kaweah, Exiter, CA
E-mail contact: Rod Hughes, President
Chapter Phone: 559-594-5710


Chapter 446

PO Box 91323
Pasadena, CA 91109
Meetings: 2nd Saturday each month 4 - 6 pm, at 1000 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91106.
President: Alan Stelzer - 626-234-6005
E-mail contact: info@vva446.org
Web site: http://www.vva446.org
Chapter Phone: 626-795-8141


Chapter 464

1455 Madison Ave
Redwood City, CA 94061-1549
Meetings: 4th Saturday each month at 10:00 a.m., Veterans Memorial Senior Center - Gold Star Room, 1450 Madison Ave., Redwood City, CA 94061
President: Gary Higgins - (j.e.higgins07@comcast.net) - 650-368-6713
Chapter Web Site: http://theveteran.net/vva464
E-mail contact: je.higgins07@comcast.net
Chapter Phone: 650-368-6713


Chapter 472*

8419 Paseo Iglesia
Spring Valley, CA 91977-6221
Meetings: Third Saturday each month at 1 p.m., 2115 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA
President: Don Barnard, db_vv@yaho.com - 619-395-2695
Chapter Web Site: www.vva472.org
E-mail contact: vva472events@aol.com
Chapter Phone: 619-395-2695 - Fax: 619-470-4360


Chapter 500

7909 Walerga Rd., Suite 112, PMB 1240
Antelope, CA 95843
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 6:30 pm at Ted Adams Trailer Park Recreation Room
President: Ted Adams
E-mai contact: vietnamveterans@sacvva500.org
Web Site: www.sacvva500.org
Chapter Phone: 916-481-6020 / Fax: 916-722-8892


Chapter 526

P.O. Box 1442
Culver City, CA 90232-1442
Meetings on the First Thursday each month at 7:30 P.M., American Legion Hall, 5309 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230
President: John Hamilton
E-mail contact: wmctaggart@sbcglobal.net
Chapter Phone: 310-429-4512


Chapter 535

P.O. Box 37
Grass Valley, CA 95945-0037
Meetings on the 1st Thurs. at 6:00 p.m.; Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Bldg., Veterans Remembrance Room, 255 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley, CA 95945.
President: Alfred P. Buhler
E-mail contact: Alfred P. Buhler - (ddinmont2@earthlink.net)
Web Site: http://www.vva535.org
Chapter Phone: 535-265-4878


Chapter 547

PO Box 4233
San Rafael, CA 94913
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of April, July, October, January at 7 p.m., 37 Edward, San Rafael, CA 94903
President: Ernest Bergman - embb00@comcast.net - 415-472-7249
E-mail contact: embb00@comcast.net
Chapter Phone: 415-457-8005 or 415-472-7249


Chapter 563

P.O. Box 751285
Petaluma, CA 94975-1284
Meetings: 4th Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m. at Petaluma Veterans Memorial Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South, Petaluma, CA 94952
President: Jane Baker - (breese1@aol.com)
E-mail contact: John Cheney - (johnc85393@aol.com)
Chapter Phone: 707-762-9078


Chapter 582

PO Box 3070
Paradise, CA 95967
Meetings: Third Wednesday each month, 7 p.m., at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 554 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico, CA 95926
President: Carl Fredrickson - (ccfunalum@comcast.net) - 530-877-1340
E-mail contact: vietvet582@yahoo.com
Web Site: www.vva582.org
Chapter Phone: 530-877-1340


Chapter 643

P.O. Box 745
Dinuba, CA 93618
Meetings on the 2nd Wed. each month at 7:00 P.M. at the Dinuba Memorial Hall Bldg., 249 S. Alta Ave., Dinuba, CA 93618
President: Ricky Brown
E-mail contact: George Madrid (geodrid@sbcglobal.net)
Chapter Phone: 559-528-2811 / Fax: 559-528-2384


Chapter 691

P.O. Box 2226
Merced, CA. 95344-0226
Meetings: General Membership Meeting 3rd Monday each month, special meeetings as necessary; Board Meeting 1st Monday each month. Merced County Office of Education.
President: Robert Fredericks (robfre48@att.net)
E-mail contact: Ed Mentz (ementz.sr@sbcglobal.net)
Chapter phone: 209-356-1938 or 209-626-5021


Chapter 702

P.O. Box 355
Yountville, CA 94599
Meetings: Membership Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month in the Lee Lounge of the Member Service Center; the BOD at 12:00 p.m., in the Lunch Room of the Heroes Tavern of the Members Service Center of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville.
President: Almon Bundy - (almonbundy@aol.com) - 707-637-6141
E-mail contact: Ross Hall - (rossisvva@sbcglobal.net)
Chapter Phone: 707-252-7537 / Fax: 707-252-8594


Chapter 756

P.O. Box 90809
Long Beach, CA 90808
Meetings: First Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., at VFW Post 8615, 8615 South St., Long Beach, CA 90805
Home Page: http://www.vva756.org
E-mail contact: Max Stewart, President - (aircop72@gmail.com) or Conrad Gomez, Secretary - (tizi82@aol.com) - 562-882-1374
Chapter Phone: 562-882-6566


Chapter 781

PO Box 102
Ferndale, CA 95536
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, at 7 pm, Ferndale Veterans Memorial Hall, 1100 Main Street, Ferndale, CA
Chapter Phone: 707-726-7841
Primary contact: Daniel L. Lawrence
E-mail contact: digitdan@suddenlink.net


Chapter 785

5651 Via Ceresa
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Meetings: 1st Wednesday each month at Costa Mesa Army Reserve Center, 2651 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92627 at 6 p.m.
President: Bill Mimiaga - President - (gunnymims@aol.com) - 714-540-8518
E-mail: Greg Young - ynginv911@prodigy.net
Chapter website: http://vva785.us
Chapter Phone:


Chapter 933

PO Box 26256
Fresno, CA 93729-6256
Meeting: 1st Tuesday each Month at: Clovis Veterans Memorial Bldg., 453 Hughes Ave., Clovis 93612
President: Charles Berberian - (gichuck65@comcast.net) - 559-275-6533
E-mail Contact: Charles Berberian
Chapter Phone: 559-297-5253 (Steve Doak)


Chapter 951

PO Box 1313
Lakeport, CA 95453
Meeting: Lakeport: 2nd Tuesday each month, Lot Luck dinner at 6 p.m.l followed by the General Meeting at 7 p.m. Parrish Hall of St. Mary Immaculate Church, 801 North Main St., Lakeport, CA. Clearlake: 3rd Tuesday each month, 6 p.m., American Legion Hall Post 437, 14770, Austin Dr., Clearlake, CA.
President: Dean Gotham
E-mail Contact: Dean Gotham - (dean1968@gmail.com) - 707-350-1159
Chapter Web site: http://www.vva951.org
Chapter Phone: 707-262-5651 or 707-350-1159


Chapter 982

PO Box 11
Guadalupe, CA 93434
Meetings: Second Saturday each month, 10:30 a.m., VFW Post 2521, 200 E. Battles Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454. Five dollar lunch by VFW usually follows.
President: Reed Brewer - (reed555tep@yahoo.com) - 805-934-4585
E-mail Contact: Martin Shaffer, Secretary - ccvvachapter982@gmail.com
Chapter Web site: http://www.vvachapter982.org
Chapter Phone: 805-720-6062


Chapter 1024

PO Box 23192
Santa Ana, CA 92711
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday each month, American Legion Hall 132, 143 South Lemon Street, Orange, CA 92866 / 714-538-6311
E-mail Contact: Greg Gillaspy - gillaspygh@aol.com
Web site: www.vva1024.org
President: Greg Gillaspy
Chapter Phone: 714-348-8023


Chapter 1031

PO Box 2742
Escondido, CA 92033-2742
Meetings: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m., Moose Lodge 1874, 25721 Jesmond Dene Rd., Escondido,CA
President: Scott Wolf - (scott@vva1031.org) - 760-598-5846
E-mail Contact: secretary@vva1031.org - Scott Wolf
Web site: http://www.vva1031.org
Chapter Phone: 760-666-9806 / FAX: 760-598-9184


Chapter 1065

CTF Veterans Service Representative
ZW-127L
PO Box 689
Soledad CA. 93960-0689
President: Doc Piper
Point Of Contact: Ed Munis
CTF-VSO Veteran Representatives, Incarcerated Vietnam Veterans who are “helping ourselves by helping others.”
Contact: Bob Chaney - (bkrbob@charter.net) - Veterans Incarcerated Chair


Chapter 1081

San Luis Obispo
New Chapter - More Info To Come


Chapter 1085

New Chapter - More Info To Come


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