Honorary Lifetime Membership

The Honorary Lifetime Membership Award is reserved for individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the genealogy profession over a significant period of years, consistent with the mission and ideals of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Eligibility: APG member in good standing for at least ten years.

Criteria: This award recognizes a long period of consistent and considerable contributions to the field of genealogy, and career embodiment of one or more APG objectives, including promotion of professional standards; education through publishing and lecturing; support of those engaged in genealogical business pursuits; promotion of improved access to and/or preservation of historical records, etc.

Selection: Nominations and selections are made by the Executive Director and/or the Executive Committee.

Past Recipients:
2019     J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
2017    Christine Rose, FASG, CG (Emeritus)
2016    Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG
2014    Donn Devine, CG, FNGS
2013    Alvie L. Davidson, CG
2008    Gary Mokotoff
2007    Helen F. M. Leary, CG