Welcoming President Irené Waldman

The Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco proudly welcomes President, Irené Waldman. 

Irené Waldman is a highly respected global professional who brings a wealth of professional experience to complement her entrepreneurial mindset.    She is excited to lead the team and continue the legacy, momentum and growth that the Society has seen in the past few years.    Irené has served with the Society in various leadership positions over the last 6 years and is motivated to help bring more awareness to the good work that the Society conducts in the USA and in Scotland.  Irené is originally from Edinburgh and is married with 2 young children in the bay area. 

Irené is delighted and honored to accept the position as President of the SASSF  Her main focus is on Members, our Relief efforts and the Scholarship Program that has benefited so many students in North America and Scotland over the years.

The St Andrew’s Society of San Francisco

Founded in 1863, our society joins men and women of Scottish birth and those of the same heritage in a bond of culture and benevolent purpose, the latter best expressed in our motto:

“OUR AIN ILLS HAE STRENGTH TO BEAR ANITHER’S AYE HAE HEART TO FEEL”

Aid to people of Scots origin or descent in distress remains an important function for us. We cooperate frequently with the British Benevolent Society of San Francisco, and join with such organizations as the Caledonian Club, the PBFSCO and the St. Andrew’s Society of Oakland and St. Andrew’s Society of Los Angeles in special projects.

His Grace, Alexander Douglas-Hamilton,
16th Duke of Hamilton,
Patron of the Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco

~ Upcoming Events~

  • Speyburn

Whisky Wednesdays: June 8th

St. Andrew’s Society of San Francisco presents the June 2022 edition of:
Whisky Wednesdays: Speyburn

For the final tasting of the season, on June 8th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm we will be highlighting Scottish …read more>

  • Afternoon Tea for the Queen's Jubilee

AFTERNOON TEA TO CELEBRATE THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE – JUNE 12, 2022

“I declare before you all that my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service.” – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

On February …read more>

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