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Notice of the 2022 NGS Annual Meeting, Nominations, and Election of Officers and Board Members, Wednesday, 17 August, 2022

The Annual Meeting of the National Genealogical Society (NGS) will be held virtually at 8:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, 17 August 2022. During the annual meeting, results of the 2022 NGS Board elections will be shared with the membership.

The 2022 election of officers and board members will be conducted entirely online. The election will open at noon EDT on Friday, 12 August 2022, and close at 8:15 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, 17 August 2022. Once you vote, you will not be able to revise your vote.

For information on the 2022 election, a map of the director regions, and requirements for board membership, see 2022 Election Positions.

In addition to nominations made by the committee, nominations may be made by a petition. For more information on the petition process see 2022 Election Positions or contact NGS by phone at 703-525-0050 or 800-473-0060 to start the process.

Elected officers will serve a two-year term beginning 1 October 2022, and directors will serve a four-year term beginning 1 October 2022, unless they are filling an unexpired term.

The nominations made by the NGS Nominating Committee are:

To review biographical information of the nominees, please click here. 
Position Name Home State Term
President Kathryn M. Doyle California 2022–2024
Vice President Ellen Pinckney Balthazar, MS Texas 2022–2024
VP of Society & Org. Management / Director at Large  Cheri Hudson Passey South Carolina 2022–2024
Secretary W. Samuel Williams Virginia 2022–2024
Treasurer Douglas Klein, CPA Ohio 2022–2024
Director, Region One Sara Gredler, CG, AG Colorado 2022–2026
Director, Region Two Robert Johnson, JD, CG Minnesota 2022–2026
Director, Region Three Marlis Humphrey Florida 2022–2026
Director, Region Four 1 Lisa Fanning Maryland 2022–2026
Director at Large Ed Donakey Utah 2022–2026
Director at Large Janice Cross-Gilyard New Jersey 2022–2026
Director at Large Ashley Gonzalez Florida 2022–2026
Director at Large David E. Rencher CG, AG Utah 2022–2026

1Unexpired seat through Sept. 2024 and two-year term 2024-2026 in order to have a balanced number of board seats up for election each cycle.