Mission Statement

The German American Club of Santa Monica, founded in 1951, is an apolitical, secular, social club, located in the city of Santa Monica, open to persons interested in German-American relations and its people.  Its purpose is to preserve, maintain and to promote German heritage, customs, culture and language, emphasizing and supporting the contributions German-Americans have been making to the development of the United States of America.  Individual(s) who are members of any organization subversive to the United States of America, or who are sympathetic to any government that advocates the downfall of the domestic way of life represented by the United States of America cannot become members of the German American Club of Santa Monica.

Current Board of Directors

First row: Teri Claus, Board Member, Elke Hohls, Secretary, Gerry Vogt, President, Hal Klobe, Vice President, Gabe Alvarez, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer

Second row: Steve Schwarting, Board Member, Michael Elze, Board Member, Nick Prechter, Board Member, Heinz Ziegler, Treasurer