Friday, November 25, 2016

APG Elects New Board Members!

The Utah Genealogical Association and the Salt Lake Insitute of Genealogy would like to congratulate the newly elected board members of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG).

From the APG...

Association of Professional Genealogists Announces Election Results

Nine Board Members and Two Nominating Committee Members Join to Support World’s Largest Professional Organization for Genealogy

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 25 November 2016—The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) has unveiled the results of its election of new board members and nominating committee members. APG membership elected nine at-large representative board members for two-year terms, 2017–2018. Two nominating committee members were chosen for the 2017 term. The newly-elected board members include:

Blaine Bettinger, PhD, JD, of New York
Kathleen Brandt of Missouri
Ruy Cardoso, CG, of Massachusetts (incumbent)
Rose Lerer Cohen, PhD, of Israel
Luana Darby of Utah (incumbent)
Valerie Eichler Lair of Minnesota
Nicole Gilkison LaRue, CG, of Maryland
Leslie Brinkley Lawson of Oregon
Corey Oiesen of California

Nominations Committee
Elected to one-year terms on the nominations committee are:

Craig Roberts Scott, MA, CG, FUGA, of North Carolina
Tristan Tolman, AG, of Utah

“Welcome new and returning board members,” said APG President, Billie Stone Fogarty. “Our members have done a great job at electing genealogists with a variety of experience that will aid in moving the organization forward. I look forward to working with them. I also thank our retiring board members for their service.”

About the Association of Professional Genealogists
The Association of Professional Genealogists (, established in 1979, represents more than 2,700 genealogists, librarians, writers, editors, historians, instructors, booksellers, publishers and others involved in genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Its members represent all fifty states, Canada, and thirty other countries. APG is active on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


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