Affiliate Organizations

The Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society is proud to be affiliated with several esteemed organizations in the gem and mineral community. These affiliations help us stay connected with a larger network of enthusiasts, access valuable resources, and participate in a wide range of events and educational opportunities. Here, you can learn more about our affiliate organizations and how they contribute to our mission.

  • California Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CFMS)

    The CFMS is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization representing Mineralogical and Lapidary clubs in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. The objective and purpose of the Federation is to disseminate knowledge of mineralogy and the earth sciences and to encourage study in these subjects. It supports member societies by providing educational resources, organizing field trips, and hosting annual shows and conventions.

    CFMS Newsletter - A monthly publication featuring news, events, and updates from the federation and its member societies.

    CFMS Website 
  • American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS)

    The AFMS is a national organization that serves as an umbrella group for regional federations, including CFMS. The objective and purpose of the Federation is to promote popular interest and education in the various Earth Sciences, and in particular the subjects of Geology, Mineralogy, Paleontology, Lapidary and other related subjects, and to sponsor and provide means of coordinating the work and efforts of all persons and groups interested therein; to sponsor and encourage the formation and international development of Societies and Regional Federations and by and through such means to strive toward greater international good will and fellowship.

    AFMS Newsletter - A publication with news, articles, and information on national events and initiatives.

    AFMS Website 
  • CO-OP Field Trip Chairman's Association

    The CO-OP Field Trip Chairman's Association coordinates field trips among member societies, providing opportunities to explore and collect minerals, fossils, and other geological specimens. Membership in our Society grants access to these exciting field trips.

    Field Trips - Details about upcoming field trips and guidelines for participation can be found on the CO-OP website.

    CO-OP Website 

How to Get Involved

We encourage all members to take advantage of the resources and opportunities provided by our affiliate organizations. Whether you're interested in attending a field trip, participating in a workshop, or simply staying informed, these affiliations offer numerous benefits. For more information or to get involved, please contact our Membership Chairperson.

Federation Director: Teresa Johnson