Tuesday, August 30, 2016

SLIG 2017 Instructors At The FGS Conference This Week!

This year the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) are celebrating their 40th. Anniversary. We here at the Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) want to congratulate FGS on their success. This week their annual conference is being held in Springfield, Illinois and many 2017 SLIG course coordinators and instructors will be speaking on a variety of genealogical topics.  If you are going, please try to attend some of their presentations.

Federation of Genealogical Societies

 UGA and SLIG will be there also! We will have booths set up next to each other with Brett and Susan Petersen representing UGA and Peg Ivanyo representing SLIG. Won’t you stop by and say hi? We will be at booths 712 & 613. Click here for a map.

 There are a total of 14 course coordinators and instructors listed below and to see their schedule click here.

 Please visit the FGS conference site here for additional information about the conference.

Bloom, Jeanne Larzalere CG
Colletta, John Philip PhD
Crandell, Jill N. MA, AG
Ingle, Cyndi
Jones, Thomas W. PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS
Lacopo, Michael D. DVM
Mieszala, Debra CG
Moore, CeCe
Rencher, David E. AG, CG, FIGRS, FUGA
Russell, Judy G. JD, CG, CGL
Sayre, Pamela Boyer CG, CGL, FUGA
Sayre, Rick CG, CGL, FUGA
Stuart-Warren, Paula CG, FMGS, FUGA
Taylor, D. Joshua MA, MLS

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) Will Recognize D. Joshua Taylor

The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) will honor eight individuals for their "outstanding achievements in the field of genealogy." They will be presented at the upcoming Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Annual Conference in a ceremony to be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016.

One of the awardees, is the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy's course coordinator and instructor, D. Joshua Taylor. Josh will receive the "ISGS Distinguished Service Award for his work in the genealogical community, including hosting the Genealogy Road Show on PBS, appearances on the television show Who Do You Think You Are?, as president of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and as a lecturer and writer.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Seats Still Available! But Don't Delay!

 There are still some seats available for SLIG 2017. Don't delay as these too will be sold out!

Please click here for more information and to register.