About Us

The Society is a community of people in the Quad Cities area with common interests in Scottish history, culture, and tradition, as well as Celtic culture in general. We celebrate such traditional occasions as the Robert Burns Dinner, Beltane, Tartan Day, Samhain, St. Andrews Day and others. We also host special events, such as the Scottish Golf Day. We're also pleased to support other like-minded organizations, such as the Celtic Festival and Highland Games, St. Patrick's Society Grand Parade, and the Blackhawk Pipes and Drums

We invite you and your family to join us! If you have an interest in Scottish and/or Celtic history, culture and tradition, then we invite you to join! No Scottish heritage (or kilt) is required! Please see our Join Now page for Membership Application link. Annual dues are just $15.00 per person, or $25.00 for a family.

 Current Officers of the Society/Board of Directors (2023-25)

  • President:               Lisa Lockheart
  • Vice President:       Brian Tuck
  • Treasurer:               Rich Stewart 
  • Secretary:               Gale Hoff 
  • Past President:       Henry Marquard
  • Membership:           Mary Gloeckner-Bouljon
  • Newsletter:             Judy Hawthorne 
  • Chris Iossi               Board member at large
  • Judy Redingler        Board member at large 
  • Jill Tuck                   Board member at large 
  • Ron Stuart               Board member at large 
  • Sandi Barnes           Board member at large 
Subcommitees/Special Tasks 
  • Newsletter: Judy Hawthorne and Sue Grant  
  • Website, event emails: Lisa Lockheart  
  • Burns Dinner: Judy Hawthrone
  • Tartan Day: Lisa Lockheart
  • Celtic Night Out: Mary Bouljon, Lisa S, Henry Marquard
  • St. Patrick's Day Parade: Bill Sterba, Lisa Lockheart
  • 501c3 Goal Setting: Lisa Lockheart, Jill Tuck, Ron Stuart, Rich Stewart
  • Samhain: Mary Bouljon 
  • December Party/AGM: Brian Tuck
YES, there are openings! Contact us with your interest. 
Board meetings: Members are always welcome to attend to bring interests and topics forward for consideration. 
Time & Date: Usually 10:30 am, on the second Saturday, with adjustments as needed: Members welcome to attend or bring business before the board.  2024 board meetings: 
Jan. 27, Feb. 17 (following Haggis prep), March 23, April 13, May 4 (Butterworth Center), June 8, July 13, August 10. 
To verify board meeting dates: Contact Us  
Society By-Laws can be viewed HERE 

Scottish Clans in our Membership: 
Clan McPherson         Clan Stewart           Clan Spalding         Clan Craig
Clan MacRae              Clan Campbell        Clan Murray           Clan Stuart
Clan McThomas         Clan Thomson         Clan MacLaren      Clan Drummond
Clan Elliot                  Clan Watson            Clan MacIntire       Clan Work
Clan Graham              Clan Douglass        Clan Davis             Clan Morrison
Don't know your clan?  No problem!   Clan affiliation (or really, any Scottish ancestry in general) is not required for membership in the Society! All persons interested in our activities are welcome to join. 
The Scottish American Society of the Quad Cities is an approved 501(c) 3 organization. 


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