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== General Information  ==
The '''Michigan Genealogical Council''' ...
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The Michigan Genealogical Council is a 501(c)(3) corporation that was established in 1972Its purpose is:
 
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* To coordinate/stimulate genealogical activities of statewide interest, including seminars.
== Benefits ==
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* To cooperate in the location, preservation, publication and deposit in suitable repositories, of Michigan records of value to genealogists.
 
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* To provide information to the membership regarding speakers, teachers, seminars and workshops.
*What are the benefits for becoming a member of the society?
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* To encourage and/or work with other organizations or agencies involved in promoting improvements in genealogical facilities and holdings of Michigan archives, libraries, museums and record repositories.
*What are the benefits the society has to offer for those who are not members?
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The Michigan Genealogical Council has 70+ member societies located in 49 of Michigan's 83 counties.
 
 
== History of the society  ==
 
 
 
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== Society Officers  ==
 
== Society Officers  ==
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Operating year: July 2017 - June 2018
  
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Executive Committee:
 
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* President - Katherine R. Willson
== Society Projects  ==
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* Vice-President - Daniel Earl
 
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* Recording Secretary Delegate - Sue Irvine
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* Recording Secretary Board - Rozlyn Kelly
 
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* Corresponding Secretary - Brenda Leyndyke
=== Current Projects  ===
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* Treasurer - Jill O'Sullivan
 
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* Director (term ending June 2018) - Faye Ebach
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* Director (term ending June 2019) - Vacant
 
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* Director (term ending June 2020) - Chelsea Johnson
=== FamilySearch Wiki Projects  ===
 
 
 
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=== FamilySearch Wiki Page Adoptions  ===
 
 
 
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=== Past Projects  ===
 
 
 
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== Blog  ==
 
 
 
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== Facebook page  ==
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Standing Committees:
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* Awards - Barbara Curtindale
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* Continuing Education - Daniel Earl
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* Finance & Budget - Jill O'Sullivan
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* Media Communications - Judy Sheldon
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* Membership - Ed Redmer
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* Newsletter - Carolyn Haines
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* Projects - Roger Moffat
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* Public Records Access - Derek Blount
  
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Special Committees:
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* Archivist - Janet Romas
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* Central Mail, Distribution & Marketing - Sam Pardee
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* FGS Delegate - Thomas Koselka
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* Historian - Barbara Curtindale
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* Lucy Mary Kellogg Award - Chelsea Johnson
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* Past President Advisor - Thomas Koselka
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* Pioneer & Military Certificates - Patrick Shaul
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* Webmaster - Thomas Koselka
  
== Publications ==
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== Website ==
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https://mimgc.org
  
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== Facebook Group  ==
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https://www.facebook.com/groups/93824065431 (public group)
  
 
== Newsletters  ==
 
== Newsletters  ==
 
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The Michigan Genealogical Council Newsletter is published quarterly, and both current and back issues can be found online at [https://mimgc.org/mo_newsletter.php https://mimgc.org/mo_newsletter.php.]
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== Collections  ==
 
 
 
*Record collections or papers to which your society has access
 
**How these records can help researchers (May link to a Wiki article connected with the location)
 
**Where the record is located (online, on site, at nearby repositories)
 
**How to access it from a distance (order information, if any)
 
*Indexes for records about this area
 
**Where the index is located (online, book, or on site)
 
*Look ups, and copying records from local repositories, if any (here or in Q & A below)
 
**Directions on how your society does this, and sends the information back to the patron
 
  
 
== Events  ==
 
== Events  ==
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The Michigan Genealogical Council maintains an online calendar of events at [https://mimgc.org/eventListings.php?nm=19 https://mimgc.org/eventListings.php?nm=19.]
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* Board meetings are held in Lansing, MI on the second Thursday of each month (except for the annual "Out-of-Lansing" meetings each September hosted by a member society in their hometown). 
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* Delegate meetings are held in Lansing, MI on the second Thursday of July, November, January, March and May.  The September "Out-of-Lansing" delegate meeting is hosted by a member society in their hometown.
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* Seminars that are open to the public featuring nationally-known keynote speakers are held twice a year (Summer and Fall) in Lansing, MI in association with the Archives of Michigan.
  
*(also include society trips to areas of interest here, in workshops, or in training below)
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== Nearby Repositories  ==
 
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[[Archives of Michigan]] (702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48909)
=== Society Meetings  ===
 
 
 
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=== Workshops  ===
 
 
 
*(also include presentations online, on site, or elsewhere about how to do research in your area)
 
 
 
=== Board Meetings  ===
 
 
 
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=== Training Meetings  ===
 
 
 
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== Frequently Asked Questions  ==
 
 
 
;Q. What are the directions to the society?
 
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;Q. What are the society's hours of operation?
 
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::May also include such items as: cost to join your society, how members access online records, free look ups, online meetings, newsletter queries, access to publications, or support from other members
 
 
 
== Nearby or Alternate Repositories  ==
 
 
 
*(List each repository, link to it, and '''''briefly''''' describe their collection. Ideally list around 3 to 7 repositories, but this is flexible.)
 
  
[[Category:Societies]] [[Category:Michigan Societies]]
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[[Library of Michigan]] (702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48909)
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[[Category:Michigan Societies]]

Revision as of 12:23, 30 July 2017

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Michigan Genealogical Council
Established

General Information

The Michigan Genealogical Council is a 501(c)(3) corporation that was established in 1972. Its purpose is:

  • To coordinate/stimulate genealogical activities of statewide interest, including seminars.
  • To cooperate in the location, preservation, publication and deposit in suitable repositories, of Michigan records of value to genealogists.
  • To provide information to the membership regarding speakers, teachers, seminars and workshops.
  • To encourage and/or work with other organizations or agencies involved in promoting improvements in genealogical facilities and holdings of Michigan archives, libraries, museums and record repositories.

The Michigan Genealogical Council has 70+ member societies located in 49 of Michigan's 83 counties.

Society Officers

Operating year: July 2017 - June 2018

Executive Committee:

  • President - Katherine R. Willson
  • Vice-President - Daniel Earl
  • Recording Secretary Delegate - Sue Irvine
  • Recording Secretary Board - Rozlyn Kelly
  • Corresponding Secretary - Brenda Leyndyke
  • Treasurer - Jill O'Sullivan
  • Director (term ending June 2018) - Faye Ebach
  • Director (term ending June 2019) - Vacant
  • Director (term ending June 2020) - Chelsea Johnson

Standing Committees:

  • Awards - Barbara Curtindale
  • Continuing Education - Daniel Earl
  • Finance & Budget - Jill O'Sullivan
  • Media Communications - Judy Sheldon
  • Membership - Ed Redmer
  • Newsletter - Carolyn Haines
  • Projects - Roger Moffat
  • Public Records Access - Derek Blount

Special Committees:

  • Archivist - Janet Romas
  • Central Mail, Distribution & Marketing - Sam Pardee
  • FGS Delegate - Thomas Koselka
  • Historian - Barbara Curtindale
  • Lucy Mary Kellogg Award - Chelsea Johnson
  • Past President Advisor - Thomas Koselka
  • Pioneer & Military Certificates - Patrick Shaul
  • Webmaster - Thomas Koselka

Website

https://mimgc.org

Facebook Group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/93824065431 (public group)

Newsletters

The Michigan Genealogical Council Newsletter is published quarterly, and both current and back issues can be found online at https://mimgc.org/mo_newsletter.php.

Events

The Michigan Genealogical Council maintains an online calendar of events at https://mimgc.org/eventListings.php?nm=19.

  • Board meetings are held in Lansing, MI on the second Thursday of each month (except for the annual "Out-of-Lansing" meetings each September hosted by a member society in their hometown).
  • Delegate meetings are held in Lansing, MI on the second Thursday of July, November, January, March and May. The September "Out-of-Lansing" delegate meeting is hosted by a member society in their hometown.
  • Seminars that are open to the public featuring nationally-known keynote speakers are held twice a year (Summer and Fall) in Lansing, MI in association with the Archives of Michigan.

Nearby Repositories

Archives of Michigan (702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48909)

Library of Michigan (702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48909)