New Board Elected for Humanist Society

Ron Kronenberg Incoming President of Secular Community Group

You don’t have to be an Atheist or Agnostic to join or participate in Humanist Society of Santa Barbara activities — we encourage rational inquiry; scientific progress; artistic expression; human rights, compassion and social justice; environmental protection; and ethical behavior regardless of religious belief (or not). Membership and tax-deductible donations are invited at whatever level each individual can afford.

Ron Kronenberg

The Board of Directors of the Humanist Society of Santa Barbara, elected for 2010-2011 are:

– Ron Kronenberg, President

– Diane Krohn, Secretary

– Neal Rosenthal, Treasurer

– Jim Balter, Communications

– Wayne Beckman, Webmaster

– Sandy Garcia, Programs

– Andrew Hankin, Publicity

– Patricia Hiles, Caring Committee

– Joe Navarro, Activities

– Ray Stone, Newsletter Editor

– Mary Wilk, Membership

The Humanist Society of Santa Barbara is a 501(c)(3) Educational Nonprofit, established in 1995 as a secular community alternative to churches and other religious organizations. The public is invited to ten educational talks or films, twenty-four social dinners or brunches throughout the year, and a Summer Solstice party every June. In addition, there is a Winter Solstice dinner in December for members and guests only, and occasional celebrity visitor events. We publish a well-regarded newsletter, the “Secular Circular,” sent every month to our 160 members. Most months also have a Book Club discussion group.

Our next events will be:

– Saturday afternoon, November 20, “Behavioral Economics” with a Professor from UCSB;

– Sunday morning, November 28, Secular Thanksgiving Brunch;

– Saturday evening, December 18, members-only Winter Solstice dinner.

For information please phone 805-689-2716, e-mail , or visit our website


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