Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board
Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board

About Us

Our Objectives are to:
  • Facilitate communication among organizations and individuals who are dedicated to the promotion of genealogy and family history. 
  • Facilitate and foster an atmosphere for the opportunity to educate its members and the genealogical community with regard to information resources, standards, and ethics.
  • Facilitate the dissemination of information to its members with regard to the availability, the use, and the preservation.
  • Keep its members informed of the changes in legislation with regard to the preservation of records and the public access to those records. AzGAB shall express its concern regarding these issues where it is appropriate.
  • Undertake and promote such projects as the Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board of Directors approves.
Membership shall be open to any public or private society, group, library, museum, professional or individual researcher, and family historian sharing the purposes of this organization. Each member society shall retain its own autonomy as an organization.
To download a history of the Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board, click here.

Operating Year: January - December 2023

President: Vacant
Vice President: Linda McCleary
Secretary: Mrs. Anne Bodine
Treasurer: Angela Roche
Historian: Mr. Ed Storey
AZ Council of Professional Gen: Janna Larson (AzCPG)
AZ State Research Lib (STARL): Kori Tueller (STARL)
Black Family Genealogy & Hist: Lamont Monroe (BFGHS)
Family History Soc of Arizona : Suzanne Brayer (FHSA)
Genealogical Society of Yuma: Betsy Gottsponer (GSYA)
Northern AZ Genealogical Soc: Sue Kissel (NAGS)
Phoenix Genealogical Society: Ginger Hargett (PGS)
Southern AZ Genealogical Soc: Debra Kabinier (SAGS)
Trilogy Genealogy Club: Bob Alford (TGC)
West Valley Gen Society: Linda McCleary (WVGS)
Immediate Past President
Past President: Linda C. Harris
Standing Committee Chairs
AZ Pioneer Certificate: Peggy Morphew
Legislative: Marilyn Young
Membership: Karen Feeney
Newsletter Editor: Karen Feeney
Public Relations: Betsy Gottsponer
Publications: Melanie I Sturgeon
ACGLP Co-Chair: Suzanne Brayer
Audit Committee: Vacant
AZ Gen Societies Meeting List: Linda McCleary
Budget & Finance: Vacant
Bylaws Committee: Vacant
Events Calendar: Karen Feeney
NGS Delegate: Linda McCleary
Nominating Committee: Betsy Gottsponer
RPAC Liason: Linda McCleary
Socal Media: Debe Branning
Web Manager: Karen Feeney