On February 23, 2013 in Albany, New York, one of ConFrancisco’s Guests of Honor, jan howard finder (known as “Wombat”), died after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 73 years old. His obituary in the Albany Times-Union includes the 1993 Worldcon as one that “[solidified] his place in the ranks of fan culture” [...]
The SFSFC Board of Directors adopted two bylaw amendments at their meeting on November 20, 2010. The corporation’s fiscal year now ends on the last day of March instead of June, effective immediately. (This creates a short fiscal year July 1, 2010-March 31, 2011.) The Board now has increased flexibility in setting the size of [...]
Due to scheduling conflicts, the “July” meeting of the SFSFC board of directors has been rescheduled to Sunday, August 1.
Minutes of the regular SFSFC board meeting of November 21, 2009 and the officer-election meeting held the same day have been posted on the minutes page.
SFSFC has established its board meeting schedule for 2010. The Board of Directors is scheduled to meet on March 13, July 24, and November 13, 2010. All meetings are on Saturdays, and all meetings are currently scheduled for 11:00 AM Pacific Time. For further details, see our Meeting Schedule.
SFSFC has won the bid to host the 2011 West Coast Science Fantasy Conference (Westercon 64) at the Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, California. Guests of honor are writer Patricia A. McKillip, artists Phil & Kaja Foglio, and fan Mike Willmoth. The convention will be July 1-4, 2011. Memberships are initially $45 with discounts for those [...]