Skeptical Groups

Groups are organized by country, then state, province or region. If you’d like to add, edit or remove an entry for your skeptical group, please fill out our update form, or contact us by email at GRSkeptics@gmail.com.

United States

Alabama:

Birmingham Freethought Society
Tim Stooksberry
birminghamfs@gmail.com
http://www.uab.edu/bfs/

Humanists of the Shoals
Heath Holden
holdenmyown@gmail.com
http://www.humanistsoftheshoals.org/

North Alabama Freethought Association
Blair Scott
alabamaatheist@gmail.com
http://thenafa.org

Arizona:

Phoenix Skeptics in the Pub
Matt Londen
skepticsinphoenix@gmail.com
http://www.meetup.com/SkepticsInPhoenix/

Secular Free-Thought Society
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=43375777771

Secular Student Alliance – University of Arizona
Jake Metzger
ssaua@googlegroups.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=15499889451

Skeptics of Tucson
Don Lacey
donlacey@cox.net
http://www.meetup.com/f-a-c-t/

Tucson Atheists
AZAtheist@cox.net
http://www.meetup.com/Tucson-Atheists/

Arkansas:

Arkansas Society of Freethinkers
http://schelfam.net/atheism/

Conway Freethinkers
Bart
conwayfreethinkers@gmail.com
http://conwayfreethinkers.org

Fayetteville Freethinkers
Darrel Henschell
fayfreethinkers@yahoo.com
http://fayfreethinkers.com/

Joplin Freethinkers
randy@joplinfreethinkers.org
http://joplinfreethinkers.org/

NW Arkansas Atheists
Donald Morton
d1morto@gmail.com
http://freethoughtnwa.com

Occam’s Razors
Steve Talley
zhenders@uark.edu
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=4798389535

California:

Agnostic and Atheist Student Association (AgASA)
Shiva Kasravi
skasravi@ucdavis.edu
http://daviswiki.org/AGnostic_and_Atheist_Student_Association

Atheists, Agnostics & Rationalists @ UCI
Chris Monsour
aar@uci.edu
http://clubs.uci.edu/aar/

Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics at Stanford (AHA!)
Lewis Marshall
stanford@secularstudents.org
http://aha.stanford.edu/

Bay Area Skeptics
admin@baskeptics.org
http://www.baskeptics.org/

Bruin Alliance of Skeptics & Secularists (BASS)
Roy Natian
BASS@ucla.edu
http://bruinskeptics.org/

Center for Inquiry Los Angeles
Jim Underdown
info@cfiwest.org
http://www.cfiwest.org//

Freethinkers of Sierra
Brett Ransford
freethinkersofsierra@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=49994787518

The Godless Liberal Social Society
Frank Minero
http://www.godlessliberals.com

The Greater L.A. Skeptics
Sherri Andrews
drinkskepticallyla@gmail.com
http://skeptics.meetup.com/136/

Independent Investigations Group
Derek Bartholomaus
derek@iigwest.com
http://www.iigwest.org

Monterey County Skeptics
Steve Wheeler
steve.wheeler@montereyskeptics.com
http://www.meetup.com/Monterey-County-Skeptics/

Reason For Reason
Norman Clevenger
norm@reason4reason.org
http://reason4reason.org

Sacramento Area Skeptics
Shane Trimmer
sacskeptics@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=32393557112

Scientific Understanding and Reason Enrichment (SURE)
Tyler Santander
contact@ucsbskeptics.com
http://www.ucsbskeptics.com/

Secular Student Alliance at CLU
James De Haan
callutheran@secularstudents.org
http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=12906477801

Secular Student Alliance – Diablo Valley College
kubush@gmail.com
http://profile.myspace.com/dvcssa

Skeptics in the OC
Brian Dunning
brian@skeptoid.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=9938327649

The Skeptics Society (LA)
P.O. Box 338
Altadena, California
91001, United States
+1.626.794.3119 (telephone)
+1.626.794.1301 (fax)
skepticssociety@skeptic.com
http://www.skeptic.com/

Skeptics Without A Cause
Matt Madison
thearmchairskeptic@gmail.com
http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cruz-SWAC/

Students For a Nonreligious Ethos (SANE)
Nicholas Gwynne
sane@saneatberkeley.org
http://saneatberkeley.org/

Valley Skeptics in the Park
Rachel DeWald
rachel@40two.org
http://valleyskeptics.org

Colorado:

The Mile High Skeptics Meetup Group
Michael Vogler
drinkskepdenver@yahoo.com
http://www.meetup.com/DenverSkeptics/

The Pikes Peak Skeptics Society
John R.
drinkskepticallycos@gmail.com
http://www.meetup.com/pikespeakskeptics/

Connecticut:

Connecticut Drinking Skeptically
Margey
margeyhi@yahoo.com
http://skeptics.meetup.com/183/

District of Columbia:

Center for Inquiry DC
Melody Hensley
mhensley@centerforinquiry.net
http://www.centerforinquiry.net/dc

National Capital Area Skeptics
Garold Stone
garold.stone@gmail.com
http://ncas.org/

Florida:

Skeptics in the Pub Tallahassee
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=54915502646

Orlando Skeptics
Kelley Clark
contact@orlandoskeptics.com
http://www.meetup.com/OrlandoSkeptics/

Georgia:

Atlanta Freethought Society
Steve Yothment
SteveYoth@aol.com
http://www.atlantafreethought.org

Atlanta Skeptics
Maria Walters
atlantaskeptics@gmail.com
http://www.atlantaskeptics.com

Illinois:

Chicago Skeptics
Jennifer Newport
chicagoskeptics@gmail.com
http://www.chicagoskeptics.com
http://www.meetup.com/chicago-skeptics

Indiana:

Evansville Freethinkers
Tony Kiegel
tkiegel@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=96676742216

Freethought Fort Wayne
http://freethoughtfortwayne.org/

Indiana Rational Inquiry Society
Robert Seaton
robert@skepticminds.com
http://www.skepticminds.com

Lafayette Skeptics
Don Riefler
causticbox@gmail.com
http://lafayetteskeptics.com

Michiana Skeptics
Devan
social@michianaskeptics.org
http://www.michianaskeptics.org/
http://www.meetup.com/michianaskeptics/

Iowa:

Cyclone Skeptical Inquirers
Zach Aletheia
zntneo@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/group.php?gid=31310809563&ref=ts

Skeptics in the Pub Central Iowa
Alan Koslow
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=105921849797

Kentucky:

Lexington Skeptics
Guy
guyrou@gmail.com
http://www.meetup.com/lex-ssi/

Louisville Area Skeptics
Laurie
louisvilleareaskeptics@gmail.com
http://www.louisvilleareaskeptics.com/

Maryland:

Drinking Skeptically – Baltimore
Brian Gregory
bgregory@g-webdesign.com
http://www.meetup.com/CFI-DC-Drinking-Skeptically/

The Maryland Science & Skepticism Meetup Group
Marjeta
mtp@lewyx.com
http://www.meetup.com/The-Maryland-Science-Skepticism-Meetup-Group/

UMD Society of Inquiry
http://sites.google.com/site/umdsocietyofinquiry

Massachusetts:

Boston Skeptics
Rebecca Watson
skepchick@skepchick.org
http://bostonskeptics.com/

Humanist Chaplaincy At Harvard
Jonathan Figdor
jfigdor@harvardhumanist.org
http://www.harvardhumanist.org

Michigan:

Ann Arbor Science & Skeptics
Chris Lindsay
a2scienceskeptic@gmail.com
http://annarborscienceskeptic.com

Center for Inquiry Michigan
http://www.cfimichigan.org/events/event/se-skeptics-in-the-pub/

Tri-Cities Skeptics
Gary Peterson
http://tcskeptics.blogspot.com/

Minnesota:

Minneapolis Skeptics
Craig Mullenbach
mully410@comcast.net
http://www.meetup.com/Minneapolis-Skeptics

Mississippi:

Mississippi Atheists
http://www.msatheists.org/

Jackson Skeptical Society
Patrick Jerome
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=44489568420

Missouri:

Joplin Freethinkers
http://www.joplinfreethinkers.org/home

Skeptical Society of St. Louis
Michael Blanford
mblanford@skepticalstl.org
http://skepticalstl.org/

St. Louis Skeptics in the Pub
D.J. Grothe
djgrothe@centerforinquiry.net
http://www.facebook.com/pages/St-Louis-Skeptics-in-the-Pub/216305945351

St. Louis Skeptics Meetup
Michael Blanford
http://www.meetup.com/skepticalstl/

Springfield Freethinkers
Jonathan Kraus
Jonandtash@gmail.com
http://www.meetup.com/SpringfieldFreethinkers/

Nevada:

Las Vegas Skeptics
Matt Ladwig
http://www.meetup.com/Las-Vegas-Skeptics/

Reno Skeptics
Brad
RenoSkeptics@RenoSkeptics.com
http://RenoSkeptics.com

New Hampshire:

Granite State Skeptics
Travis Roy
travis@granitestateskeptics.org
http://granitestateskeptics.org

New Jersey:

American Atheists
http://www.atheists.org/

Drinking Skeptically of Central New Jersey
Walter Mattingly
waltdakind@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=64632840164

New York:

Capital District Skeptics
Rick Gibson
CDSkeptics@gmail.com
http://capitaldistrictskeptics.wordpress.com

Center for Inquiry | New York City
Michael De Dora
nyc@centerforinquiry.net
http://www.centerforinquiry.net/nyc

CNY Skeptics
info@cnyskeptics.org
http://cnyskeptics.org/

Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
press@csicop.org
http://www.csicop.com/

New York City Skeptics
Michael Feldman
contact@nycskeptics.org
http://nycskeptics.org/

Rochester Atheists
Viktor Nagornyy
author@nagornyy.com
http://www.meetup.com/rochester-atheists

North Carolina:

Forsyth Area Critical Thinkers
Jim Moury
http://www.meetup.com/f-a-c-t/

Skeptics in the Pub Charlotte
David B. Schlosser
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=63368678949&ref=mf

The Triangle Area Skeptics Meetup
http://www.meetup.com/triangle-area-skeptics/

Triangle Atheist, Agnostic, and Freethinker Meetup
Alex
http://atheists.meetup.com/80/

The Triangle Freethought Society (a chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation)
http://www.triangleffrf.org/

UNC-Chapel Hill Secular Student Alliance
Joy Nichols
joyluck1@email.unc.edu
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/group.php?gid=155565056392&ref=ts

North Dakota:

Minot Skeptical Society
Steve Stripe
http://minotskepticalsociety.blogspot.com/

Red River Freethinkers
info@redriverfreethinkers.org
http://www.redriverfreethinkers.org/

Ohio:

Central Ohioans for Rational Inquiry
Jen Myers
jmyers@ohioskeptic.com
http://www.ohioskeptic.com/

Cin City Skeptics
Travis Dick
travisjd@yahoo.com
http://www.meetup.com/CinCitySkeptics/

The Cleveland Skeptics
Ginger
theclevelandskeptics@gmail.com
http://www.clevelandskeptics.org

The Humanist Community of Central Ohio
Sharon Moss
mosssm@gmail.com or info@hcco.org
http://www.hcco.org/

Kent State Freethinkers
Dan
kentstatefreethinkers@gmail.com
http://sites.google.com/site/kentstatefreethinkers/

Secular Student Alliance – Ohio State University
Ashley Paramore
healthyaddict@gmail.com
http://www.secularstudents.org/

Oklahoma:

Freedom From Religion Foundation Tulsa
Dan Nerren
http://ffrftulsa.blogspot.com/

Oklahoma Atheists
http://oklahomaatheists.info/

Oregon:

Center for Inquiry – Portland
cfiportoml@gmail.com
http://www.centerforinquiry.net/portland

Oregon Skeptics
Joel Wheeler
admin@oregonskeptics.com
http://www.oregonskeptics.com

Oregonians for Science and Reason
wilkinsa@peak.org
http://www.o4sr.org

The Skeptic’s Toolbox
Barry Karr
skeptinq@aol.com
http://skepticstoolbox.org

Pennsylvania:

Drinking Skeptically in Harrisburg (PA)
Sharon Hill
paskeptic@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=42168999794

Drinking Skeptically in Pittsburgh
Laura
laura@steelcityskeptics.net
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=16388178684

Grassroots Skeptics
K.O. Myers
grskeptics@gmail.com
http://grassrootsskeptics.org/

Keystone Society for Rational Inquiry (KSRI)
Sharon Hill
sharon@keystoneinquiry.com
http://www.keystoneinquiry.com

SkepStitch
Kiera Herbert
admin@skepstitch.org
http://www.skepstitch.org/

Skeptic Philly
Salvatore Patrone
info@skepticphilly.com
http://skepticphilly.com/

Steel City Skeptics
Liz
info@steelcityskeptics.net
http://www.steelcityskeptics.net

South Carolina:

Spartanburg Skeptics
Heidi Anderson
http://www.meetup.com/The-Spartanburg-Skeptics-Meetup-Group/

Tennessee:

Chattanooga Freethought Association
Tracy Hamilton
tracy@chattanoogafreethoughtassociation.com
http://chattanoogafreethought.forumsland.com/chattanoogafreethought.html
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=33464036292

Atheist Society of Knoxville
Larry Rhodes
http://www.meetup.com/KnoxvilleAtheists/

Knoxville Skeptics
Captain Howdy
http://www.meetup.com/knoxvilleskeptics/

Nashville Skeptics
Karen Daskawicz
kayemmdee@gmail.com
http://www.meetup.com/The-Nashville-Skeptics-Meetup-Group/

Texas:

Austin Skeptical Society
membership@austinskepticalsociety.org
http://austinskepticalsociety.org/

Fellowship of Freethought
Zach Moore
zach@fofdallas.org
http://fellowshipoffreethought.org

Freethought Oasis
Tracy
tracyb@freethoughtoasis.org
http://www.freethoughtoasis.org/

Houston Area Skeptics
Naomi
houstonskeptics@gmail.com
http://www.meetup.com/HoustonSkeptics/

Metroplex Atheists
Terry McDonald
director@metroplexatheists.org
http://www.metroplexatheists.org/

North Texas Skeptics
ntskeptics@yahoo.com
http://www.ntskeptics.org/

Utah:

Salt City Skeptics
Patrick Orlob
porlob@gmail.com
http://saltcityskeptics.blogspot.com

Southern Utah Skeptics
Steve Montgomery
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=264207050521

Virginia:

Charlottesville Skeptics
Nicole Gugliucci
charlottesvilleskeptics@gmail.com

http://www.meetup.com/The-C-ville-Skeptics-Group/

Drinking Skeptically – Richmond
Shelley Mountjoy
shelleymountjoy@yahoo.com
http://www.meetup.com/Drinking-Skeptically-RIC/

Southwest Virginia Skeptics Society
Luke Currie/Matt Wirt
gingerbeardman@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Southwest-Virginia-Skeptics-Society/152632941435809?v=wall&filter=1

Washington:

Drinking Skeptically in Bellingham, WA
Kat Carroll
kato9lives@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=24128287585

Kitsap County Skeptics
Amber Sherwood Kost, Bryan Shorten
kitsapskeptics@gmail.com
http://www.kitsapskeptics.blogspot.com

Northwest Skeptics
http://nwskeptics.wordpress.com/

Seattle Skeptics Meetup Group
Case
januxkern-digitalfuture@yahoo.com
http://www.meetup.com/seattleskeptics/

Wisconsin:

Milwaukee Skeptics in the Pub
Eric Hildeman
carlsaganjr@aol.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=84582838388

UW-Parkside Skeptical Society
Joel V. Trentadue
trent004@uwp.edu
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=262735620653

Australia

New South Wales:

Australian Skeptics Canberra
Michael O’Rourke
act1@skeptics.com.au
http://www.skeptics.com.au/contact/act/

Australian Skeptics Hunter Valley Region
John A. Turner
ashunter@skeptics.com.au
http://www.skeptics.com.au/contact/hunter-valley/

Australian Skeptics New South Wales
Peter Bowditch
nsw@skeptics.com.au
http://www.skeptics.com.au/contact/nsw/

Queensland:

Australian Skeptics Queensland (Gold Coast)
John Gallant
goldcoast@skeptics.com.au
http://www.skeptics.com.au/contact/qld-gold-coast/

Griffith University Society for Skeptics and Freethinkers
Jayson
jayson_cooke@hotmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=6117798570

South Australia:

Adelaide Skeptics
Nigel Dobson-Keeffe
http://www.meetup.com/Thinking-and-Drinking-Skeptics-in-the-Pub/

Australian Skeptics South Australia
Laurie Eddie
assa@skeptics.com.au
http://www.skeptics.com.au/contact/sa/

Tasmania:

Australian Skeptics Tasmania
Leyon Parker
tas@skeptics.com.au
http://www.skeptics.com.au/contact/tas/

Launceston Skeptics
Jin-oh Choi
info@launcestonskeptics.com
http://www.launcestonskeptics.com/

Victoria:

Australian Skeptics Victoria
Terry Kelly
vic@skeptics.com.au
http://www.skeptics.com.au/contact/vic/

Mordi Skeptics in the Pub
Graeme Hanigan
writeit@fastmail.com.au
http://www.meetup.com/Mordi-Skeptics-in-the-Pub/

Victorian Skeptics
http://www.keypoint.com.au/~skeptics/Skeptics_In_The_Pub

Western Australia:

Australian Skeptics Western Australia
Dr. John Happs
wa@skeptics.com.au
http://www.skeptics.com.au/contact/wa/

Perth Skeptics
contact@perthskeptics.org
http://perthskeptics.org/

Austria

Vienna Skeptics in the Pub
Christian Weihs
cryotank.skeptic@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=255021530033

Canada

Alberta:

Calgary Skeptics
http://calgaryskeptics.com/blog/

Greater Edmonton Skeptics Society
Ryan Bromsgrove, President
ryan@skepticallyspeaking.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=5883046913&ref=ts

University of Alberta Atheists and Agnostics
Rhys Chouinard
rhysc@ualberta.ca
http://www.ualberta.ca/~atheists/

University of Calgary Freethought Association
jtrottier@centerforinquiry.net

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=21351269768

British Columbia:

BC Humanist Association
http://bchumanist.ca/

BC Skeptics
Graeme Kennedy
inquiries@bcskeptics.info
http://www.bcskeptics.info/index.cgi

Centre for Inquiry Vancouver (Skeptics & Humanists) Group
Ethan Clow
eclow@cficanada.ca
http://cficanada.ca/vancouver
http://skeptics.meetup.com/128/

Simon Fraser University Skeptics
George Parker
gap4@sfu.ca
http://tinyurl.com/sfuskeptics/

UBC Freethinkers
http://ubcfreethinkers.blogspot.com/

Vancouver Skeptics in the Pub
Fred Bremmer
Van.Skeptics.in.the.Pub@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=5218449547

Ontario:

Ottawa Skeptics
Seanna
http://www.ottawaskeptics.org/

The Association for Science and Reason
http://www.meetup.com/skeptics-144/

Saskatchewan:

Saskatoon Skeptics
saskatoonskeptic@gmail.com
http://www.saskatoonskeptics.com/

Finland

Skepsis Ry
info@skepsis.fi
http://www.skepsis.fi/

Germany

German Skeptics Society
Dr. Martin Mahner
anfrage@gwup.org
http://gwup.org

New Zealand

Auckland Skeptics in the Pub
Nathan Grange
nathan@lx1.co.nz
http://auckland.skepticsinthepub.net.nz/

Christchurch Skeptics in the Pub
Gold (@Unifex)
chch_sitp@evolved.net.nz
http://christchurch.skepticsinthepub.net.nz/

Dunedin Skeptics in the Pub
Jim Cheetham
http://dunedin.skepticsinthepub.net.nz/

NZ Skeptics
Vicki Hyde
http://skeptics.org.nz/

New Zealand Skeptics in the Pub
Gold (@Unifex)
nzsitp@evolved.net.nz
http://skepticsinthepub.net.nz/

Wellington Skeptics in the Pub
Tom Neal
http://wellington.skepticsinthepub.net.nz/

South Africa

Johannesburg Sceptics in the Pub
http://acinonyxscepticus.wordpress.com/2008/11/11/first-johannesburg-sceptics-in-the-pub/

Sceptic South Africa
Wayne de Villiers
http://www.skeptic.co.za/content/view/16/27/

United Kingdom

Belfast Skeptics
Phil
hello@belfastskeptics.com
http://belfastskeptics.com

Edinburgh Skeptics
Alex Pryce
http://www.geocities.com/edinburghskeptics/

Glasgow Skeptics
Ian Scott
ian@glasgowskeptics.com
http://www.glasgowskeptics.com

HASSNERS – Humanist Atheist Scientific Secularist Naturalistic Evolutionary Rationalist Sceptics
http://www.hassners.org

Leeds Skeptics in the Pub
Chris Worfolk
info@leedsskeptics.org
http://www.leedsskeptics.org/

Greater Manchester Skeptics
Gavin Schofield
GreaterManchesterSkeptics@Googlemail.com
http://gmskeptics.blogspot.com/

Merseyside Skeptics Society
Michael Marshall
michael.marshall@merseysideskeptics.org.uk
http://www.merseysideskeptics.org.uk/

Skeptics in the Pub Birmingham
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=52596476118

Skeptics in the Pub Brighton
http://brighton.skepticsinthepub.org/

Skeptics in the Pub Bristol
Richard Craig
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=123647386713
http://www.bristolskeptics.co.uk/

Skeptics in the Pub Cambridge
http://cambridge.skepticsinthepub.org/

Skeptics in the Pub Glasgow
http://glasgow.skepticsinthepub.org/

Skeptics in the Pub Ipswich
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=42818657986

Skeptics in the Pub Leeds
http://www.leedsskeptics.org/

Skeptics in the Pub Leicester
Brett Richardson
http://leicester.skepticsinthepub.org/

Skeptics in the Pub London
Sid Rodrigues
london@skepticsinthepub.org
http://london.skepticsinthepub.org

Skeptics in the Pub Manchester
http://www.meetup.com/GMSkeptics/

Skeptics in the Pub Newcastle
Danny Strickland
sitp.ncl@gmail.com
http://newcastle.skepticsinthepub.org/

Skeptics in the Pub Nottingham
Andy Beale
sitp.nottingham@googlemail.com
http://nottingham.skepticsinthepub.org/

Skeptics in the Pub Oxford
http://oxford.skepticsinthepub.org/

Skeptics in the Pub Portsmouth
Giles Wendes
gileswendes@hotmail.com
http://portsmouth.skepticsinthepub.org

Skeptics in the Pub Sheffield
http://sheffield.skepticsinthepub.org/

Skeptics in the Pub Winchester
http://www.hampshireskeptics.org/

Westminster Skeptics
http://westminster.skepticsinthepub.org/