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Upcoming Events


Calpaca’s “All Aspect Education” Camelid Symposium

Historically the Camelid Symposium has been one of the best values in education and now it is back. ... Details >


Basic Fiber Sorting/Grading Class

This Basic 1 day course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about natural fiber produ... Details >


Advanced Fiber Sorting/Grading Class

This Advanced Course requires completion of the Basic Course and a passing score on the final exam b... Details >

Calpaca Board

Previous Directors  |  Job Openings/Descriptions

Board of Directors

President Charlene Schmid
Integrity Alpacas & Fiber Vacaville, CA
Vice President
Steve Atchison
Epic Alpacas Catheys Valley, CA 209-769-1358
Secretary Maureen Macedo
Macedo's Mini Acre Turlock, CA
Treasurer Tracy DiPippo
Angel Dreams Alpacas Grass Valley, CA 805-432-9344
Director At Large Cynthia Kuhlman

Sierra Rose Alpacas 

Grass Valley, CA


Other Contacts

Membership Chair Linda Cline C-Line Alpaca Ranch Vacaville, CA 805-218-1171
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Connection Newsletter Editor Dianna Jordan Alpacas of Somerset Somerset, CA 530- 620-6033
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Previous Directors

Retired 2014
Laurie Findlay
 Alpacas of El Dorado  Somerset, CA  530-355-4200
Retired 2014
Phyl Clempson
 Alpaca Reserve of Napa Valley  Napa, CA  707-265-0989
Retired 2013 Joyce Judy  Alpacas del Oeste Pittsburg, CA 925-698-7293
Retired 2013 Deb Galway  Menagerie Hills Ranch Vacaville, CA 707-290-7915
Retired 2012 Dennis Rabe 101 Alpacas Ranch Prunedale, CA 831- 663-2684
Retired 2012 Dave Scroggins Colusa Riverside Alpacas Colusa, CA 530-458-4022
Retired 2011 Jack Jordan Alpacas of Somerset Farm Somerset, CA 530-620-6033
Retired 2010 Tom Petersen Alpacas All Around Loomis, CA 916-660-1918
Retired 2010 Dale Davis Derwydd Alpacas Esparto, CA 530-795-9512
Retired 2009 Bonnie Potter Fair Winds Alpacas Auburn, CA 530-823-2820
Retired 2008 Joan Clappier Opus Two Alpacas Grass Valley, CA 530-346-7157
Retired 2008 Kay Rodriguez Lazy K Ranch Reno, NV 775-970-5155
Retired 2007 Bruce Nelson Ahh Sweet Alpacas Vacaville, CA 707-448-9157
Retired 2007 Rick Brady Oak Valley Alpacas Valley Springs, CA 209-772-3906
Retired 2005 Donna Pointer Skyhawk Ranch Alpacas Vacaville, CA 707-449-8747
Retired 2004 Gary Bergeron Bergeron Alpaca Ranch Elk Grove, CA 916-681-8134
Retired 2004 David Lee Almond Valley Ranch Escalon, CA 209-838-1123
Retired 2004 Michael Scott Camanche Ranch Alpacas Ione, CA 209-274-0858

Job Openings/Descriptions

Job Openings

There are no current job openings

Job Descriptions

The following generic Job Descriptions describe the requirements and responsibilities of paid positions for Calpaca. Specific versions may be issued for specific events to include details, such as dates, etc.
Show Superintendent
Show Manager
Show Spin-Off Judge
Show Program Manager
Show Photographer
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