Florida State Genealogical Society
Florida State Genealogical Society

About the FSGS

History
The Florida State Genealogical Society was incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization 16 May 1977. Donations to FSGS are tax deductible. The society was founded to promote the study and research of genealogy and local history. The society publishes source materials and family history, while encouraging seminars, workshops and similar educational meetings in the State of Florida. Since 1978, the society has held a statewide conference in a different Florida city each year with nationally well-known speakers.
 
Mission 
To inspire and promote awareness and appreciation of genealogy, family history and Florida heritage.
 
Guiding Principles:
  • Historical records must be collected and preserved.
  • Resources and knowledge must be shared.
  • Education is the key to sound genealogical research.
  • Collaboration within the genealogical community is essential.
  • Strong leadership and volunteering are essential to success.
Vision Statement:
FSGS provides leadership and resources for:
  • Education of current and future genealogists and family historians
  • Identification, collection, preservation and dissemination of Florida historical records
Enabled through a network of individual members and Florida societies.
 
Florida State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 940927
Maitland, FL 32794-0927
Text us or leave a voice mail at: 407-494-FSGS (3747)
(no one will answer this number)
Questions about Pioneer Applications should be directed to the Pioneer Chair by email: pioneer@flsgs.org
 


Operating Year: January - December 2017


Officers
President: Marlis Humphrey
Vice President: Vacant
Treasurer: Diana Smith
Secretary: Shelby Bender
Director-at-Large: Mrs. Deborah Baker
Director-at-Large: Maryellen McGarry
Director-at-Large: C. Ann Staley
 
Committee Chairs
Awards & Scholarships: Kearby Parker
Conference Chair: Vacant
Editor - Florida Genealogist: Amy Giroux
Editor - Florida Lines: Vacant
Legislation Chair: Vacant
Membership Chair: Mrs. Deborah Baker
Pioneer Chair: Amy Lay
Public Relations Chair: Vacant
Publications: Vacant
Records Preservation & Access: Mr. John Laurent
Webmaster: Robert Inhoff
Conference Vendor Chair: Vacant
Historian/ Archivist: Vacant
Technology Committee Chair: Vacant