Gem and Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches, Inc.

West Palm Beach, FL

 A 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization






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Past Presidents



1966 Hykel Sarkes
1967 Hector Petretti
1968 Walter Wilkinson
1969 Hector Petretti
1970 Harold Roberts
1971 Charles Kalis
1972 Jerry Cone
1973 Emmett Dunnman
1974 Henry Graves
1975 Les Hamill
1976 Richard Walsh
1977 Joe Rickles
1978 Gunner Manninen
1979 Frank Miller
1980 Forrest Gamache
1981 Walter Allikas
1982 Rebecca Carlson
1983 Ted Mauss
1984 Don Anderson
1985 Henry Becker
1986 Sam Putt
1987 Jack Stamper
1988 Joanne Grimes
1989 Felice Thurman
1990 Betty Juliano
1991 Bill Grimes
1992 Ted Mauss
1993 Jack Stamper
1994 Harold Shonkwiler
1995 Ed Chelm
1996 Don Chenoweth
1997 Angela Juliano
1998 Angela Juliano
1999 Michelle Renne
2000 Mary Ann Stamper
2001 Don Chenoweth
2002 Jeff Ursillo
2003 Ellen Floyd
2004 Ellen Jean
2005 Chris Koch
2006 Chris Koch
2007 Barbara Ringhiser
2008 Jeff Ursillo
2009 Jeff Ursillo
2010 Michelle Renne
2011 Jennifer Ursillo
2012 Jennifer Ursillo
2013 Barbara Ringhiser
2014 Michelle Renne
2015 Michelle Renne




Club Purpose:

To associate persons of the Palm Beach area of cutting, displaying and studying of rocks, shells, artifacts, and any kind of scientific objects of interest to the individual and the organization to promote community interest in these objects.

The society is a member of the Eastern Federation of 
Mineralogical & Lapidary Societies Inc. and the 
Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies, 
Inc., which are affiliated with the American 
Federation of Mineralogical Societies. Our members 
are able to participate in activities sponsored by 
these organizations.