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The Association of Professional Genealogists, established in 1979, represents more than 2,700 genealogists, librarians, writers, editors, historians, instructors, booksellers, publishers, and others involved in genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Its members represent all fifty states, Canada, and forty other countries. APG is active on LinkedIn, Twitter, FaceBook and Instagram.

APG periodically issues press releases to highlight significant APG events, occurences, and happenings.

Media Contacts:

Allison E. Beard, Communications Manager 
email: communications@apgen.org

Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG Executive Director 
email: admin@apgen.org 

2022

Sep 21: Letter in Support of Dr. Colleen J. Shogan, Nominee for Archivist of the United States
Sep 7: APG Members Approve Bylaws Changes, Elect Nominations Committee Members
Aug 17: APG Announces Appointment of Julie Cahill Tarr as Managing Editor of Quarterly Journal
Aug 15: APG Names Allison E. Beard as Communications Manager
Aug 4: APG Supports Nomination of Dr. Colleen Shogan as 11th Archivist of the United States
Jun 3: Registration Now Open
May 19: Letter to the Editor of the New Yorker Magazine
May 04: APG Offers Connection, Education, and Leadership Opportunities for Young Professionals
Apr 13: APG Announces Appointment of eNews Editor and Advertising Manager
Apr 13: APG Announces 2021 Awards
Jan 27: APG Announces 2022 Leadership

2020

Dec 16: APG Names Anne Leishman Merrell to Role of Marketing Communications Manager
Dec 14: APG Awards Members for Contributions to the Organization and Profession
Dec 09: Association of Professional Genealogists Announces New Board and Nominations Committee Members
Sept 02: APG Appoints Nefi Arenas Salazar of Mexico City to Board of Directors
July 24: APG Names Michael J. Leclerc, CG®, Managing Editor of its Quarterly Publication

2019

November 16: APG Announces New Officers, Board, and Nominations Committee Members
November 11: APG Digitizes All 40 Years of Its Journal
July 17: APG Names Anne Leishman Merrell Winner of APG Young Professional Scholarship
June 10: Save the Date: Association of Professional Genealogists Announces 2020 Professional Management Conference
April 22: Association of Professional Genealogists Selects Judy Nimer Muhn as Coordinator for 2020 Professional Management Conference

2018

November 26: APG Announces New Board and Committee Members
October 04: APG Awards Members for Contributions to the Organization and Profession; Announces Golden Chapter Award
September 07: APG Names Three Winners of the 2018 APG Young Professional Scholarship
June 18: Now Accepting Applications for Young Professional Scholarship - 10 July Deadline

2017

November 11: Association of Professional Genealogists Announces New Officers, Board and Committee Members
September 29: Members and Chapters Recognized at Awards Ceremony at the PMC
September 29: Meryl Schumacker Winner of APG Young Professional Scholarship
September 29: Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Professional Genealogy