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David E. Rencher Publicity 16 Apr 2007 updated.JPG  David E. Rencher, AG, CG, FUGA, FIGRS[edit | edit source]

He is employed by the Family History Department in Salt Lake City as the Chief Genealogical Officer (CGO) for FamilySearch and has been a professional genealogist since 1977.

Education[edit | edit source]

  • B.A. Family and Local History: Brigham Young University,1980  

Credentials[edit | edit source]

  • Accredited GenealogistCM with ICAPGenSM in Ireland research
  • Certified GenealogistSM with the Board for Certification of GenealogistsSM
  • Fellow of Utah Genealogical Association (UGA)
  • Fellow of the Irish Genealogical Research Society, London

Experience[edit | edit source]

  • Irish course coordinator and instructor for the Samford University Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research (IGHR), Birmingham, Alabama
  • Irish course coordinator and instructor for the British Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah

Associations [edit | edit source]

  • Past-president of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) 1997-2000
  • Past-president of the Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) 1993-1995
  • Vice-president of the Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU) a.k.a FamilySearch
  • Chair of the joint Federation of Genealogical Societies and National Genealogical Society committee for Record Preservation and Access
  • Secretary for the Federation of Genealogical Societies
  • Former trustee for the National Institute of Genealogical Research Alumni Association (NIGRAA)
  • Trustee for the Umpstead, Jr. and Elizabeth Jemima Philpott Rencher and the Winslow Farr, Sr. Family Organizations

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