California Turtle & Tortoise Club

Dedicated to Turtle and Tortoise Preservation, Conservation and Education

CTTC Directory ~ 2022

Executive Board

Important note: The Executive Board is strictly an administrative body for the corporate portion of CTTC, and does not handle animals or adoptions. Please contact the Chapter nearest you for questions and referrals regarding animals or adoptions.

Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 7300, Van Nuys, CA 91409-7300.
General Information: CTTCEBOfficers@tortoise.org Chief executive officer
John Kim
Vice chief executive officer
Virginia Doepping
Chief financial officer
Javier Gonzalez
Secretary
Heather Ponek
Meeting: Hybrid meetings (in-person plus virtual via Zoom) take place quarterly on the second Saturday of the month. The next meeting is scheduled for 9 July 2022.


Chino Valley Chapter
Postal mailing address: P. O. Box 1753, Chino, CA 91708-1753.
President
Lynda Misiak
Vice president
David Bowman
Secretary
Rachelle Buck
Adoptions
Jim Misiak
Meeting: In-person on the third Friday, 7:30 pm at Chino Girl Scout House, 5007 Center St., Chino, CA 91710.


Foothill Chapter
Postal mailing address: P. O. Box 51002, Pasadena, CA 91115-1002.
President
Joanna Bolt
Secretary
Mardy Graves
Treasurer/Membership:
Jeanette Lea
Meeting: Fourth Friday, 7:30 pm at Los Angeles County Arboretum, 301 No. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007.


High Desert Chapter
Postal mailing address: Post Office Box 163, Victorville, CA 92392.
President
Regene Fonville
Vice president
Dave Cheney
Secretary
Mary Dutro
Treasurer
Jose Zamudio
Meeting: Until further notice, meetings take place at the Hillcrest Professional Medical Building, 15247 11th Street, Victorville CA 92395

Inland Empire Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 2371, San Bernardino, CA 92406-2371.
President
Gerald Rezes
Vice president
Richard Roosman
Corresponding Secretary
Amy Taylor
Recording Secretary (acting)
Amy Taylor
Treasurer
Robyn Kohr
Meeting: Hybrid meetings take place virtually via Zoom plus in-person on the first Friday, 7:30 pm at "The Ark" Church of the Nazarenes in the Fellowship Hall in Young Hall, 1307 East Citrus Ave., Redlands, CA 92374.


Kern County Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 81772, Bakersfield, CA 93380-1772.
General information
KernCTTC@tortoise.org President/membership
Heather Ponek
Vice president
Tim Brennan
Treasurer
Kathy Studer
Meeting: In-person meetings on the second Monday, 6:30 pm at St. Philip of the Apostle Church, St. Ann's Room (East side of church), 7100 Stockdale Hwy (on the north side, between Ashe and Gosford), Bakersfield, CA 93309.


Low Desert Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 4156, Palm Desert, CA 92261.
General Information
Tony Vaninetti
Secretary
Marlies Dietrich
Adoptions
Bill Powers
Meeting: In-person meeting on 4 April 2022 at The Living Desert Reserve, 47-900 Portola, Palm Desert, CA 92260-6156.


Orange County Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 11124, Santa Ana, CA 92711.
General Information
President
Sharon Paquette
Vice president
John Kim
Secretary
Joyce Keyak
Treasurer/membership
Virginia Doepping
Adoptions
Adoptions
Meeting: First Friday of the every month at 7:30 pm at the First Christian Church of Orange, 1130 East Walnut Avenue, Orange, CA 92867.


Ridgecrest Chapter
Postal mailing address: P. O. Box 1272, Ridgecrest, CA 93555.
President
Robert Parker
Vice president
Sue Parker
Adoptions
Montynne Yates
Meeting: In person meetings on the second Monday, 7:30 pm at the Maturango Museum,100 East Las Flores Ave., Ridgecrest, CA 93555.

Santa Barbara-Ventura Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 3086, Camarillo, CA 93011-3086.

Chapter Information
SB.Ventura@tortoise.org
President
Trent Barnhart
Vice-president
Sue Alvarez
Treasurer
Vel Muskat
Secretary
Chuck Alvarez

Meeting: Meeting information to be announced.


Santa Clarita Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 4012, Castaic, CA 91310.
General Information
Abigail DeSesa
President
George Ordway
Treasurer/membership/adoptions Abigail DeSesa
Secretary
Jennifer Fields
Meeting: Meeting information to be announced.


TOOSLO (San Luis Obispo) Chapterthe website is temporarily down
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 763, Grover Beach, CA 93483.
President
Brandon Froelicher
Vice president
Brian Kusko
Treasurer
Diane O’Leary
Meeting: Paused activities due to pandemic restrictions.


Turtle & Tortoise Care Society Chapter
Postal mailing address: P O Box 15953, Long Beach, CA 90815.
President
John Kim
Vice president
Casey Quinn
Secretary/Treasurer
Yolanda Keh
Adoptions
Adoptions Inquiries
Meeting: Third Saturday, 7:30 pm at St. Gregory's Episcopal Church, 6201 East Willow Street, Long Beach, Ca. 90815.


Valley Chapter
Postal mailing address: P.O. Box 7364, Van Nuys, CA 91409-7364.
President
Bob Hazard
Treasurer
Karen Berry
Adoptions
Valley Adoption Team
Meeting: Third Friday, 7:30 pm at Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shoup Ave., Woodland Hills 91367-3327. A combination of virtual meetings via Zoom and in-person meetings until further notice. Meeting format and location varies depending on scheduling.

Last updated: 10-Apr-2022