Press Room

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 forty other countries. APG is active on LinkedIn, Twitter, and FaceBook.

APG periodically issues press releases to highlight significant APG events, occurences, and happenings.


Sept 02: APG Appoints Nefi Arenas Salazar of Mexico City to Board of Directors
July 24: APG Names Michael J. Leclerc, CG®, Managing Editor of its Quarterly Publication


November 16: APG Announces New Officers, Board, and Nominations Committee Members
November 11: APG Digitizes All 40 Years of Its Journal
July 17: APG Names Anne Leishman Merrell Winner of APG Young Professional Scholarship
June 10: Save the Date: Association of Professional Genealogists Announces 2020 Professional Management Conference
April 22: Association of Professional Genealogists Selects Judy Nimer Muhn as Coordinator for 2020 Professional Management Conference


November 26: APG Announces New Board and Committee Members
October 04: APG Awards Members for Contributions to the Organization and Profession; Announces Golden Chapter Award
September 07: APG Names Three Winners of the 2018 APG Young Professional Scholarship
June 18: Now Accepting Applications for Young Professional Scholarship - 10 July Deadline


November 11: Association of Professional Genealogists Announces New Officers, Board and Committee Members
September 29: Members and Chapters Recognized at Awards Ceremony at the PMC
September 29: Meryl Schumacker Winner of APG Young Professional Scholarship
September 29: Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Professional Genealogy