Associates in Action highlights BCG associates’ news, activities, and accomplishments. Contact Alice Hoyt Veen to include your news in an upcoming post.

Awards & Achievements

Charles Mason, CG. The National Genealogical Society (NGS) President’s Citation, given in recognition of outstanding, continuing, or unusual contributions to the field of genealogy or the society, is this year awarded to Charles “Chuck” S. Mason Jr., CG, of Springfield, Virginia. He has given generously of his time and talents to benefit the genealogical community by acting as Chairperson for the NGS Awards and Benefits for the last five years.

The Board for Certification of Genealogists congratulates the following associates on their successful credential renewals:

Laurel Baty, CG, Columbia, Maryland; initial certification 13 June 2012.

F. Warren Bittner, CG, Centerville, Utah; initial certification 27 January 2011.

Jeffrey L. Haines, CG, Raleigh, North Carolina; initial certification 1 August 1996.;

Raymond C. Niro, CG, Wellesley, Massachusetts; initial certification 14 January 2011.

Michael S. Ramage, JD, CG, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania; initial certification 10 June 2002. mramage@ForensicGenealogist.Pro; http://www.ForensicGenealogist.Pro


Harold Henderson, CG, ” ‘A continual claim and struggle’: DeGrove Gleanings from the Appellate Court,” The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 148 (January 2017): 61-64.