MSOG is made up of chapters throughout Massachusetts: Bristol, Merrimack Valley, Middlesex, and Worcester. Each chapter has its own governing board of officers, annual meeting, and election. Each chapter is a member of the state board and is represented by the chapter's president. Chapters do not meet during the months of July and August.

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Have a good summer!

Our next chapter meetings will be in September.  Watch here for the fall schedule.

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MSOG Board of Directors

MSOG is managed by an elected Board of Officers and Directors. There are also Committees and Delegates that aid in the management of the organization. In addition to the team on the State Board, the Society is made up of individual chapters in various locations throughout Massachusetts that have their own officers.

MSOG is a tax-exempt organization within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Donations to the society are tax deductible.

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