Friday, November 15, 2013

Texas: TSGS Announces 2013 Election Results

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at the Texas State Genealogical Society. Please direct all inquiries to them here.



November 15, 2013 – Tyler, Texas. The Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS) announces the results of its recent election of Board of Directors and District Representatives. The election was held at the TSGS Annual Meeting, Saturday, November 2, 2013 in Round Rock, Texas. Office terms for those elected will begin January 1, 2014.

Concerning these recent election results, Sue Kaufman, outgoing President of TSGS and newly-elected TSGS Director of Education, states, “The 2014 Board of Directors election results, including the election of John Wylie as TSGS President, a strong Executive Committee and a full slate of District Representatives, will further implement the current strategic vision, while developing some really cool things during their tenure at the helm.

Newly-elected TSGS President John Wylie adds, “The new TSGS leadership team has been selected and is preparing for the next two years. With our reorganization comes the task of keeping what’s working well and improving where needed. With every Board position now filled, we’re committed to improving support for our Partner Societies and Members. We’re up to the task. Stay tuned.”

TSGS 2014-2015 Board of Directors

  • President: John Wylie, President Elect, Texas State Genealogical Society
  • Director for Education: Sue Kaufman, President, Texas State Genealogical Society
  • Director for Membership: Susan Ball, President, San Angelo Genealogical & Historical Society
  • Secretary: Linda Reynolds, Archivist, Texas State Genealogical Society
  • Treasurer: Scott Fitzgerald, Treasurer, Texas State Genealogical Society
  • Director for Development: Randy Whited, Director, Federation of Genealogical Societies
  • Director for Communications: Caroline Pointer, Genealogy Professional

District Representatives 

  • District 1 Mary Torres, Vice President, Tip O' Texas Genealogical Society
  • District 2 Patricia Sugarek, Vice President, Coastal Bend Genealogical Society
  • District 3 Judy Lynn Turner, Publications Committee, Victoria Genealogical Society
  • District 4 Sue Yerby, Board of Directors, Clayton Library Friends
  • District 5 Linda Hale, Chief Genealogist, Hardin County Genealogical Society
  • District 6 Caroline Pointer, Genealogy Professional
  • District 7 Lisa Reed, Publicity Chair, Van Zandt County Genealogical Society
  • District 8 Betsy Mills, President, Lamar County Genealogical Society
  • District 9 Paula Ballard, Programs, North Texas Genealogical Association
  • District 10 Janice Quick, Collin County Historical Commission
  • District 11 Debbie Blanton McCoy, 1st Vice President, Johnson County Genealogical Society
  • District 12 William D. (Bill) Buckner, Genealogy Center Manager, West Waco Library & Genealogy Center
  • District 13 Cindy Foreman, Vice President, Wimberley Valley Genealogical Society
  • District 14 Terry Bull, President, West Texas Genealogical Society
  • District 15 Jana Jenkins, Vice President, San Angelo Genealogical & Historical Society
  • District 16 Brandie Via, President, Amarillo Genealogical Society
  • District 17 Kathy Kitten, Treasurer, South Plains Genealogical Society
  • District 18 Marion Stewart, President, Midland Genealogical Society
  • District 19 Barbara McCarthy, Vice President, El Paso Genealogical Society
  • District 20 Barbara Froebel, past President, San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society

About the Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS)

The Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS) was founded in 1960, in Fort Worth, Texas, and is incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas as an educational and literary corporation. The purpose of TSGS is to promote, assist, develop, and conserve the genealogical and historical resources of Texas and to cooperate with local, regional, and statewide groups in promoting an awareness of the need to preserve family heritage. Membership to the TSGS is open to individuals, societies, libraries, museums and family surname associations. To learn more visit:

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