Top 100 Mensa Organizations (pg 3)

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41San Francisco Mensa
Local Secretary: Michael J Eager

San Francisco Regional Mensa (SFRM) is a chapter of Mensa, the international society for people who score in the top 2% on IQ tests. The goals of the group are to provide and encourage social and intellectual interaction. There are approximately 2000 members in the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Joaquin Valley and we regularly schedule 80+ events each month.

Mensa is for those who rejoice in the exercise of the mind. If you enjoy mental challenges and revel in the interplay of ideas, Mensa is an organization that will stretch your mind and expand your horizons.
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42.  Greater Los Angeles Area Mensa
Chairman: Desiree Sagray

Greater Los Angeles Area Mensa (GLAAM) is the Mensa local group for Los Angeles, Kern, Inyo, and Mono Counties, as well as parts of San Bernardino, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties. With approximately 1,500 members, we're one of the largest local groups in the national organization. Our Calendar typically lists between 50 and 100 events in our area each month, and there's a Regional Gathering held each year on Presidents Day weekend.
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43.  San Diego Mensa
President: LaRae Bakerink


Established in 1964, San Diego Mensa is one of the oldest local groups in the United States. We currently have over 800 members, living all over San Diego and Imperial Counties.

San Diego Mensa is an subsidiary of the international society in which the sole qualification for membership is a score at or above the 98th percentile on any of a number of standard IQ tests. Mensa is a not-for-profit society whose sole purpose is to serve as a means of communication and assembly for its members. Mensa holds no opinions, supports no causes, and is not affiliated in any way with any other organization.
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44.  Mensa Indonesia 
Executive Director: Ed Vincent

Mensa Indonesia till now is a small group of Indonesian men and women who have scored in the top two percent of a professionally-supervised IQ tests, and have qualified for membership in the worldwide Mensa society. Our emerging Mensa group in Indonesia was founded in 1990 by several mensan (members of Mensa International, British Mensa, American Mensa) in Indonesia, such as Paul Erickson, Sariputra Sumana, Thomas Hanan Thoha, Tut Sayogya, Cyanne Budiraharjo, etc).

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45.  Western Massachusetts Mensa
Local Secretary: David B Collier


Western Massachusetts Mensa is a local group of American Mensa. C&WM consists of Connecticut (except for Fairfield County, which is Southern Connecticut Mensa [SCM]) and the four western counties of Massachusetts: Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire.)Greater Boston Mensa covers the rest of Massachusetts.

Near-by Mensa Chapters also include Rhode Island (RIM), Greater New York Mensa (GNYM), Mid-Hudson (NY) Mensa, Mensa of Northeastern New York (MONNY), New Hampshire / Maine Mensa, and Vermont Mensa.
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46Southern Connecticut Mensa
President:Deborah Jennings


Southern Connecticut Mensa chapter #066, Region 1, covers Fairfield County Connecticut from Long Island Sound in the south to the Danbury area in the north.

Southern Connecticut Mensa has about 270 active members and hosts a monthly dinner, a joint chapter dinner with CT and Western Massachussetts Mensa, and monthly musical and theater outings. Our monthly newsletter, the Chronicle, is available free in either postal or e-mail formats to chapter members, and by subscription to Mensans from other chapters and the general public.
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47.  Mensa of Jacksonville
President: Carl Dietz


Mensa of Jacksonville is the local chapter of American Mensa, Ltd. It is a non-profit society for those who have a proven IQ in the top 2% of the population.

It was founded in 1979 and has approximately 300 members. Mensa of Jacksonville geographically includes Jacksonville, Fernandina Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Middleburg, Orange Park, Fruit Cove, and Saint Augustine, etc. Click on the Florida map for an expanded view.

Please note that you may join Mensa of Jacksonville from anywhere in the world.
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48.  Miami Mensa
Local Secretary: Suzanne Skeel

Miami Mensa brings together local intelligent people to provide a forum for discussion, debate, sometimes even yelling at each other, and, yes, often just talking, telling jokes, playing games, having fun, and meeting great people (We have even marched in the King Mango Strut Parade). When Mensans gather to converse, subjects range from sex, religion, and politics to evolution, quantum physics, the validity of IQ tests,and even someone's operation. We claim not to gossip, but being human, we do.
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49.  Mensa in Georgia
President: Roderick Vuin Purvis


Mensa in Georgia is a local group of American Mensa. Our local group's area includes most of North Georgia including Metropolitan Atlanta, Middle Georgia, and Southwestern Georgia.

Mensa is for those who rejoice in the exercise of the mind. If you enjoy mental challenges and revel in the interplay of ideas, Mensa is an organization that will stretch your mind and expand your horizons.

Both American Mensa and Mensa in Georgia have SIGs which are started by members around their particular interests.

Conversation SIG usually meets whenever there is a fifth Friday in the month, unless the hosts are out of town, and sometimes even then. We usually have 16-25 people, and we serve good munchies, soft drinks, beer, and wine. We start with a little socializing, then organize everyone around a single conversational topic for as long as it stays interesting. Anyone is invited to introduce topics of conversation.
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50Mensa Hawaii
Chairman: Greg Reinking


Where the intellectual day starts and ends. Our territory straddles the International Date Line. From Guam in the west to Hawaii in the east.

Mensa Hawaii has members on the islands of Hawaii as well as on other Pacific islands: Guam, Saipan, Marshall Islands, Philippines, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Most organized events take place in Hawaii on the islands of Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii.
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51.  Chicago Area Mensa
Local Secretary: Matt Crawford

Chicago Area Mensa has something for everyone. Activities are scheduled almost daily. The range of activities is wide. In a recent month, there were two brunches, six games nights, nine dinners, a movie night, discussions about poetry, Christianity, women's issues, and science fiction, billiards, and a tour of Chicago's bookstores. All this in addition to our regularly scheduled Monthly Meetings, which boast a spectacular variety of speakers. In the past year alone we've enjoyed presentations on Mithraism and cosmology, Mongolia, Rembrandt, the intelligence of squirrels, patent law, Islam, an "animal intuitive," writing horror stories, correlation of diet and brain size, and magic.
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52.  Heart of Illinois Mensa
President: Rochelle Weber


At Heart of Illinois Mensa, our goal is to foster camaraderie among our members. HoIM is a social organization. When we get together, it is for fun and conversation in a relaxed atmosphere. You are more likely to find us discussing the Simpsons or planning a happy hour at a local watering hole than discussing quantum physics or solving differential equations.

We usually meet monthly at places like Buffalo Wild Wings in Champaign or other local restaurants. Check out the calendar for details of upcoming events. All events are open to all current HoIM members, family and guests or anyone who would like to know more about Mensa.
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53.  Cincinnati Area Mensa
Local Secretary: Misty Richmond


Cincinnati Area Mensa is a member of Region 3 (also known as the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley Region) of American Mensa. American Mensa is, in turn, a member of Mensa International. Mensa page for more information about what Mensa is and what it means to its members.

CAM Connections is your gateway to the ways in which CAM members interact - at Regional Gatherings, local events andonline groups. You can also know more about Culture Quest, American Mensa's annual competition based on cutural literacy.
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54.  Central Indiana Mensa
Local Secretary: Teresa R Gregory


Based in Indianapolis,also covering Carmel, Lafayette,Kokomo,Anderson, Muncie and Bloomington, We are a local chapter of: American Mensa, which is a national group of Mensa International

Mensa is for those who rejoice in the exercise of the mind. If you enjoy mental challenges and revel in the interplay of ideas, Mensa is an organization that will stretch your mind and expand your horizons. Indiana Mensa is an local society of American Mensa that has one - and only one - unique qualification for membership: you must score in the top 2% of the population on a standardized IQ test.
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55.  Mid-America Mensa
President: Don Martin


The first Mensa meeting in Kansas City, Missouri was April 14, 1964. Kansas City Area Mensa was officially recognized as a Local Group by the North American Committee on August 20, 1965. The geographical area was everywhere within 75 miles of Kansas City.

The name was changed to Mid-America Mensa on October 13, 1973 because of an increase in the geographic territory. All Mensans in Kansas and Missouri except those living in or close to St. Louis were members of MAM. Since then, Sunflower Mensa in Wichita, KS and Ozark Mensa in southwestern Missouri have shrunk the geographic area with their own Local Groups.
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56.  Metropolitan Washington Mensa
Local Secretary: Jared Craig Levine

Metropolitan Washington Mensa! We've got lots of information about us for you to explore, whether you are a member, friend of a member, testing prospect trying to feel your way through, or just curious about what Mensa is.

For those looking to join, take a look at the Admission Testing portion of the site. If you're a member (or guest of one) interested in attending our fabulous Regional Gathering, scroll down and follow that link for ever-evolving information. Want to see what we "do"? Into administrivia? Check out the MWM documents in the members only area. There's lots more to see and do. Poke around. Somewhere amid all the parties, dining, drinking, gaming, travel, sporting, and general fun events, you'll find friends and make new ones. THAT's what this Mensa is all about. Whether you're just wondering, have been a long-time lurker/inactive member, or are the social butterfly, join us. I guarantee there's something for everyone."
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57.  Maryland Mensa
Local Secretary: William P Baker


Welcome to Maryland Mensa's Web Site. Maryland Mensa currently has 776 members, but there are thousands more in Maryland who meet Mensa's sole eligibility requirement--a score in the top 2% in any of several intelligence tests.

Members join for different reasons. Some like the social aspect of the organization, which includes everything from local game nights to the Annual Gathering. Others enjoy intellectual events such as speaker meetings, Colloquiums or CultureQuest®. Whether in person or online, Mensa offers intellectually gifted people a place to share their ideas. More than 150 Special Interest Groups allow members to pursue their interests — from astronomy to quilting —with other Mensans.
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58.  Mensa of Wisconsin
President: Robert Burgermeister


The Mensa of Wisconsin Foundation is a philanthropic organization established with an endowment by the members of Mensa of Wisconsinin 1986 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) federal tax-exempt foundation.

MOWF was created to support and engage in educational, scientific, literacy and charitable endeavors. These endeavors include supporting, encouraging and conducting scholarship and awards programs to assist deserving individuals in their pursuit of education, training and research. Individuals or groups requesting funds must be a resident in the area served by Mensa of Wisconsin, i.e.,the state of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
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59.  Southeast Michigan Mensa

Local Secretary: Kenneth Alan Gass

Welcome to the web site of Southeast Michigan Mensa (SEMM). We are a local group (chapter) in Region 3 of American Mensa, which itself is part of Mensa International. Mensa is the largest of the international high-IQ societies. The purpose of SEMM is to provide opportunity for intellectual and social belonging and networking among diverse people.

Southeast Michigan Mensa has a fairly long history. Members hold monthly meetings and gatherings. We provide information for testing into Mensa and offer resources geared towards our community.
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60.  South Mississippi Mensa

Local Secretary: Jerry Reshew

Mensa is a social organization with one entrance requirement, you must score in the top 2% of the population on a standardized intelligence test.

At any given time, South Mississippi Mensa has about 30-45 members who live on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We generally meet once per month, and we stay in contact by newsletters and e-mail. We represent a variety of professions with a variety of interests.
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