California Mineral Education Foundation

About Us

The California Mineral Education Foundation (CMEF), a charitable, non-profit education corporation, was founded in 1991 to develop and administer mineral education programs for K-12 teachers.  CMEF is operated exclusively for educational purposes. 

The California Mineral Education Foundation, governed by a twelve member Board of Directors, and administered by a managing director, maintains an office in Sacramento, California.   The Board of Directors urges you to contact the CMEF office for further information about the Foundation and its activities.

Stephanie Pridmore, Managing Director

California Mineral Education Foundation

1029 J Street, Suite 420

Sacramento, CA 95814

p. (916) 492-CMEF

f. (916) 554-1042


2011 Board of Directors

Steve Bott

Granite Construction, Inc.

Peter Cotter


Teresa Guevel

Skyridge School, Auburn Union School District

Lisa Hammersley, Ph.D.

Geology Department CSU Sacramento

Marvin Howell

Lehigh Hanson Region West

Alissa Kendall

UC Davis


Benjamin Licari


Lillie Noble

Teichert, Inc.

Bill Padavona

Gladding, McBean


Cynthia Pridmore

California Geological Survey

Joyce Pulliam-Fitzgerald

Elementis Specialties

Atisthan Roach

Vulcan Materials, Western Division