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The San Francisco council coordinates over 40 book groups in Northern California, publishes a newsletter, provides leader training, helps start new book groups, and sponsors high-quality literary events throughout Northern California.

The San Francisco council is a nonprofit, all-volunteer corporation (tax ID: 94-6102575). Its bylaws are available for inspection here, and the most recent annual financial report is available here.

Data security is maintained for any and all participants. GBSF does not disclose personal information to third parties for purposes that are materially different from the purposes for which it was originally collected. GBSF's privacy policy is available here:

Leadership and Key Volunteers
Rob Calvert
Web Administrator

Jan Vargo
Mailing List Coordinator
Rick White
Publisher, Reading Matters
Elena Schmid
Vice President
Eileen Coleman-Smith
Mark Scardina
Barbara McConnell Asilomar Weekend Coordinator
Parki Hoeschler and Elena Schmid
San Francisco Mini-Retreat Co-Coordinators
Louise Morgan
Training Coordinator
Donna Reynolds and Kay White
Gold Country Mini-Retreat Co-Coordinators
Louise DiMattio
Long Novel Weekend Coordinator
Paula Weinberger and Ginni Saunders
Poetry Weekend Co-Coordinators
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