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:


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~

  • SF Fiddlers

San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers – May 15th

Join us in person for our members meeting at the Firehouse on Monday, May 15th 2023 to hear the Scottish Fiddlers live!


Welcoming the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers!!
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Whisky Wednesdays

The Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco presents the May 2023 edition of:
Whisky Wednesdays: Sherry Types
  • Edradour 10, Oloroso
  • Glenfiddich 12, Amontillado
  • Tomatin 15, Moscatel
  • Lochlea First Release, PX

May 24th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm …read more>

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