• April is the month when CVP members nominate officers to serve on the Board. This year, the offices of President And Secretary are up for Nominations for the 2021 year. Due to the ongoing Covid 19 restrictions, CVP Will use the following procedures for nominations for President and Secretary so that we will be ready to vote in May.
  • If we do not have a meeting in May, we can vote by mail according to bylaw rules. 
  • Instructions for nominations: Any member may submit nominations for President and Secretary by clicking on the club email on our website. Current President and Secretary may state their intent to run again for same office. Couples may submit their individual nomination on same email.  If a nominee receives more than 1 nomination we will consider that as being seconded.  Bob or Marilyn will contact each nominee to get their acceptance of the nomination.  All candidates must be members of good standing.  (This means they have attended at least 3 meetings this year). Watch for final candidates to be posted on our website.
  • Current Officers running for reelection will not be involved with any of the election procedures.
  • Our Membership Chair Will Highfill will provide Bob with a list of members in good standing.
  • For actual Elections (if we can't meet in person), This Year's Candidates will be listed on website. A ballot that can be downloaded will be attached, and we will Vote by mail following the procedures in our by-laws for written elections..

We were just informed that we lost a long time friend, Club member and past Delta Diggers President, Russ Tait lost his battle fighting cancer. I know he is up there with Nancy panning away and finding lots of gold. Please say a prayer for him and remember all the kids happy smiling faces he taught how to pan. When we find out any further information we will pass it on.

We hope you are all being safe and counting the days when this battle is finally over. Still no word on when we can resume our club meetings. As soon as we get the all clear, we will the membership and posting on the club's website. Please keep an eye on the clubs website for up coming information.
 If any one is out mining please let us know how you are doing
 Due to the CDC recommendations, and the multiple statewide "Shelter in Place" orders,  Central Valley Prospectors will not be holding a Board or a General Assembly Meeting until further notice.  Also all Educational outings have been Canceled until further notice.
   Please do not hesitate, call if you have any questions or if you have any info that you would to pass on to the club members.​

Sincerely,  Angie Paul  CVP SECRETARY 559-707-8507

Central Valley Prospectors is an Official Chapter of GPAA. You do not need to be a member of GPAA to join CVP and we charge no dues. We are a non-profit (501-c-3) small mining and prospecting club. CVP is dedicated to providing education and increased public awareness of prospecting and mining, as well as lots of fun. We own our own claims and provide outside programs for various groups. We welcome all ages, including families with children.

Please note some of our menu items are no longer active. We will be doing our best to get these working as soon as possible.

This is the link for Ezra's Radio Production our Club interview on Valley Public radio:



Below is a list of Nominated Canidates who have been Seconded and have accepted the nomination. REMEMBER nominations have closed.  to give the board time to prepare the written ballots

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Nominations are Closed for 2020 ELECTION OF OFFICERS. Please cast your vote below

Board Meetings:

Yosemite Falls on Ashlan and 99

Time:  6:00 PM

When:  Every SECOND Wednesday


Worship Center Church 

16357 Trimmer Spring Rd 

Sanger, CA 93657.

Please make sure you have updated your e-mail with us so you can be notified.
TIME: 6:30 PM
WHEN: Every THIRD Tuesday (Cancelled until Shelter In Place has been lifted --See notice above

Central Valley Prospectors


  • Be punctual you’ve had a month to plan
  • Be participative and not a stump on a log
  • Be respectful … nobody is getting paid
  • No side conversations … hearing is tough already
  • Listen carefully and take notes … it’s been known to work
  • No cheap shots … good ideas can come from anywhere
  • Volunteer because someone has to do it
  • If you have a problem … have a solution   
  •  If the decision is not perfect … can you live with it



We Lost A Friend 

 Angie Paul (Candidate)

Melanie Highfill nominated but ineligible as she is not a member in good standing (Only attended 1 meeting this year.)

General Meeting Update!


Take 180 East towards Sanger, turn left onto Oliver Ave cross over the new 180, turn right onto Rio Vista. The church will be on the right. This meeting we will be celebrating 15 years. So come and join us.


AMRA - American Mining Rights Association Website

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 Andy Brooks   Candidate





Contact Information:
 Postal address:
Central Valley Prospectors
PO Box 25851
Fresno, CA 93729
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