[APG Public List] APG Election Results

Kathy Hinckley hinckleyk at comcast.net
Tue Nov 16 12:10:48 MST 2010


WESTMINSTER, Colo., November 16, 2010-The Association of Professional
Genealogists (APGR) announced today the results of its 2010 election of new
board members and committee members. In a general election voted upon by APG
members, 10 board members were elected for two-year terms, 2011 -2012. Two
nominating committee members were chosen for the 2011 term. The
newly-elected board members include:

Region 1 - West: Mary Penner (New Mexico) has been elected to a second term
on the board. She chairs the Professional Issues Committee, has lectured at
two APG Professional Management Conferences and has been a frequent
contributor to several genealogy publications. Beverly Rice, CG (Oregon) is
a past APG treasurer and secretary and currently works on the APG Roundtable
committee. She is a trustee for the Board for Certification of Genealogists
and is the director of American Studies for the National Institute for
Genealogical Studies.

Region 2 - Midwest: Harold Henderson (Indiana) is a professional genealogist
and writer who has authored numerous books and articles. He serves on the
board of his county genealogical society and writes the Midwest Microhistory
blog. Debbie Parker Wayne, CG (Texas) is a founding member of APG's Lone
Star Chapter and has managed publicity for the APG Professional Management
Conference for the past two years. She is the webmaster for many sites,
including that of the ProGen Study Group.

Region 3 - Southeast: Diane Giannini, CG (Virginia), serves on the board of
the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society and is past-president of the Charles
County Maryland Genealogical Society. She has written for Digital
Genealogist and NGS News Magazine. Donald W. Moore, CG (Virginia), elected
to a second term, is past president of the Virginia Beach Genealogical
Society, incumbent vice president of the Virginia Genealogical Society and
editor of its newsletter. He has also written for Digital Genealogist and
has provided reviews to several genealogical publications.

Region 4 - Northeast: Amy E.K. Arner (Pennsylvania), elected to a third
term, is a professional genealogist specializing in Western Pennsylvania,
the past-president of the Great Lakes Chapter and a proofreader for the APG
Quarterly. Kimberly T. Powell (Pennsylvania), author of several books, has
written and blogged about genealogy for About.com for more than 10 years.
She conducted research for the PBS show, Faces of America.

International Region 5A: Eileen O'Duill, CG (Ireland), elected for a third
term, specializes in international probate research and has lectured at
national conferences in the United States and in Ireland. She has worked on
programs to grow APG's presence internationally. 

International Region 5C: Carole Riley (Australia), elected for a second
term, is a genealogist based in Sydney who specializes in New South Wales,
including convicts, migration, probate and more.

Nominations Committee: Brent Morgan (Virginia) is the chair of the Society
of Civil War Families of Ohio and is the registrar for the Richmond,
Virginia Chapter Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). Gena Philibert
Ortega (California) is the genealogy community director for FamilyLink,
where she is newsletter editor for WorldVitalRecords and manages
GenealogyWise. She has authored more than 100 articles published in a wide
range of genealogy publications. She serves as vice president for the
Southern California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

About the APG
The Association of Professional Genealogists (http://www.apgen.org),
established in 1979, represents more than 2,400 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, local and social history. Its members represent all fifty
states, Canada, and thirty other countries.

Media Contacts:
Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG
Executive Director
Association of Professional Genealogists
P.O. Box 350998, Westminster, CO 80035-0998
Phone: +1 303-465-6980, fax: +1 303-456-8825, e-mail: admin at apgen.org 

Corey Oiesen
Communications Officer
Association of Professional Genealogists
email: corey at genealogyheroes.com
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