In celebration of our 10th Anniversary (July 2019), the PSSC is offering free membership for the next year! 

July 2018 - June 2019

Enjoy the benefits of being a PSSC member, register today!

Membership Requirements

  • Membership is open to anyone working in pastel or interested in the medium.

 Membership Benefits

  • Receive e-mail notices of meetings and events, as well as a newsletter of Society activities.
  •  Attend meetings approximately 6 times per year, tentatively scheduled for the second Saturday of odd months.
  •  Enter membership-only shows and exhibitions in accordance with Exhibition Prospectus.
  • Ability to show work on Society website.
  • Receive priority in signing up for PSSC sponsored workshops.


Register for PSSC Membership

Board Member Job Descriptions and Responsibilities


 2013 PSSC Handbook of Job Descriptions (Word document)

2013 PSSC Handbook of Job Descriptions  (PDF format)

The Pastel Society of Southern California is a 501c3 tax exempt non-profit corporation in the state of California.

PSSC by-laws are available to read here.

PSSC Officers and Chairmen for
July 2017-June 2018

*President - Lynn Attig
*Vice President – Dori Dewberry
*Vice President: Communications
- David Wolfram
*Treasurer - Nancy Veits; Assistant - Marsha Burnett
*Recording Secretary - Catherine Cunningham
Vice President: Exhibition – Mike Ishikawa
Vice President: Workshop Chairman – Arturo Fribourg; Assistant - Robin Kirk
Vice-President: Programming – Paula Somma
Sponsorships - Virginia Kamhi
Publicity - Bernard Fallon
Paint-Outs - David Wolfram
Paint-Ins - Suzanne Kuuskmae, Critiques - Fran Nichols
Membership - Marlene DeLugish
Ways and Means - Kathleen Weil
Publicity - David Wolfram
Webmaster - Lupe Backe
Online Newsletter - Gayle
Uyehara, Lupe Backe
Historian - Gayle Uyehara, Jane Shibata
Hospitality - Kate Doll, Bob Barrett

*Denotes Corporate Director