Membership Meetings

December Board Of Directors Meeting  

Board of Directors Meeting

The December BOD Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 8th at Jeff's Office.

When:  Tuesday, December 8, 2015  6:00pm
Where:  Jeff's Office Conference Room
Address:  400 S. Farrell Dr. Suite B-104

Agenda and Minutes

December Membership Meeting

        GPSC Monthly Membership Meeting

The December Monthly Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 17th at The Center.

When:  Thursday, December 17, 2015  7:00pm
Where:  The Center – Room B, Palm Springs LGBT Community Center (directions) 
611 S. Palm Canyon Drive

Agenda and Minutes

December Country Dance

December Country Dance @ Chill BarFRIDAY                   December 18, 2015

Two-Step & Line Dance with DJ Rick Dominguez

$5 Admission – $1 Off Drink Prices

Beginning at 9PM in the New Scorpion Room


Chill Bar

Chill Bar

217 E. Arenas Road, Palm Springs, CA


Country Karaoke at Spurline8PM at SPURLINE!

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Practice those holiday Carols or just come let the the holiday fun spur you on to sing your favorite song.

Spurline Bar in Palm Springs, CA
200 S. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA  760-778-4326

January Country Dance & Welcome GSGRA Delegates

Country Dance @ Chill Bar in January 2016

FRIDAY                     January 29, 2016

Kick Off the GSGRA Annual Meeting with Country Two-Step & Line Dancing.

$5 Admission – $1 Off Drink Prices

Beginning at 9PM in the New Scorpion Room

Chill Bar

Chill Bar

217 E. Arenas Road, Palm Springs, CA

GSGRA Annual Meeting – January 30-31, 2016

Golden State Gay Rodeo Association-Annual ConventionThe GSGRA Annual Meeting & Officer Elections has been scheduled for January 30 & 31, 2016 and will be hosted by GPSC in Palm Springs, CA.

Nominations are open for GSGRA President (2 year term); GSGRA Vice President of Administration (2 year term); GSGRA Treasurer (2 year term).  Also, nominations are open for GSGRA Secretary to complete the remaining term (1 year remaining).GSGRA Thirty Years Strong

Meeting Location – will be determined and posted soon.
AGENDA (Check back for posting when available)
Registration – (Check back for more details)
January in Palm Springs is considered "HIGH SEASON" and hotel accommodations may be difficult.  Please plan ahead.  Click Here for a listing of nearby hotels/motels and comparative pricing – subject to change as the date gets closer. 
Greater Palm Springs Rodeo Corp
More Information will be added as it becomes available.  Check back here or go to GSGRA's website:


Congratulations – Hot Rodeo & Country Fair!

The Greater Palm Springs Rodeo Corporation presented donation checks on June 20, 2015 to the beneficiaries of the 2015 Hot Rodeo & Country Fair.

White Rock Ranch Horse Rescue – $2,500

White Rock Ranch Horse Rescue

White Rock Ranch Horse Rescue and Retirement, Inc. was established in 2008 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization by Isabel Megli and her husband.  They carved the ranch out of five acres of undeveloped desert to create a nurturing habitat for the benefit of helping unwanted and abused horses. White Rock Ranch Horse Rescue has become a fully operational facility in which over 400 horses have been rescued and rehabilitated for adoption or retirement.

The Life Group L.A. – $2,500

The Life Group L.A.

The Life Group L.A. is a coalition of people dedicated to the education, empowerment and emotional support of persons both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS so that they may make informed choices and decisions regarding their healthcare and personal well being.  David Smith, 2015 Hot Rodeo Director accepted the check on behalf of Sunny Rose-Berger and The Life Group L.A. and will be presenting it to her at their 2015 Saddle-Up L.A. event on July 11, 2015. 

The Center – Palm Springs LGBT Community Center – $2,000

The Center - Palm Springs LGBT Community CenterFront L to R: Jeff Rosenberg, President; David Smith, 2015 Rodeo Director; Ron Casidine, Program Administrator & Outreach Coordinator from The Center. Back L to R: Sammy Van Galder, VP Rodeo Ops; Ken Smith, VP Admin; Judy Galloway, Secretary(outgoing); Terry Russ, Secretary(newly elected); Gregg Harvey, Treasurer & 2015 Assistant Rodeo Director.

The mission of The Center is to enrich the lives of the LGBT community.  A thriving, community-based organization, The Center provides a safe and supportive environment for members to enjoy health, wellness, educational and social programs, where people of all ages and backgrounds are welcome.  The Center advances their mission through senior programming, a clinical counseling and internship program, a weekly food bank, extensive social and recreational offerings, a free community cyber center, a growing volunteer program and periodic special events in the community.

City of Banning – SOARS Youth Scholarship Programs – $2,000

(Photo coming)  The City of Banning and the Parks & Recreations Department provide activities and scholarships for the youth & youth programs in Banning, CA.  

Greater Palm Springs Rodeo Corporation and 2015 Hot Rodeo & Country Fair

GPSRC & Hot Rodeo LeadersL to R: Sammy Van Galder, VP Rodeo Ops; Jeff Rosenberg, President; Ken Smith, VP Admin; Judy Galloway, (outgoing)Secretary; Terry Russ (newly elected)Secretary; Gregg Harvey, Treasurer & 2015 Assistant Director; David Smith, 2015 Rodeo Director; Glen Dickard, 2015 Assistant Director.  Not pictured: Greg Brown, Assistant Director.


submitted by Jeff R. – President

If you missed any of our recent membership meetings you might have missed some changes to our Board. Below is our current Board and contact info. Board meetings are scheduled once a month and are open to all members to attend.

GPSC EXECUTIVE BOARD gro.o1448546847edoRS1448546847P@dra1448546847oB1448546847
President Jeff R. gro.o1448546847edoRS1448546847P@tne1448546847diser1448546847P1448546847
VP Admin Ken S. gro.o1448546847edoRS1448546847P@nim1448546847dA.PV1448546847
VP Rodeo Ops Sammy V. gro.o1448546847edoRS1448546847P@oed1448546847oR.PV1448546847
Secretary Terry R. gro.o1448546847edoRS1448546847P@yra1448546847terce1448546847S1448546847
Treasurer Gregg H. gro.o1448546847edoRS1448546847P@rer1448546847usaer1448546847T1448546847