Associates in Action highlights BCG associates’ news, activities, and accomplishments. Contact Alice Hoyt Veen to include your news in an upcoming post.
Among the BCG associates coordinating a course at the Institute for Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), Athens, Georgia, July 23-28, 2017, is Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, who is coordinating “Genealogy as a Profession.” This unique course allows students to interact with working professionals and learn tips on how to create and maintain a successful genealogy business. Registration and information are found at http://www.ighr.gagensociety.org/ighr-2017/courses. Early bird registration is available until April 1st.
For those who cannot attend a full week-long course, Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, also has created two virtual recorded courses through the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research (VIGRgenealogy.com), each of which is six hours long. “Professional Genealogy I: Your Plan for a Genealogical Business” http://vigrgenealogy.com/store/powell-pro1/ and “Professional Genealogy II: Becoming a Better Professional Researcher” http://vigrgenealogy.com/store/powell-pro2/ are different from each other and complement the IGHR course.
Many BCG associates teach at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) in each of its two weeks this summer. Among the eighteen instructors teaching June 25-30, 2017, are Harold Henderson, CG, Melissa Johnson, CG, Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, Karen Mauer Jones, CG, Michael J. Leclerc, CG, Rev. David McDonald, CG, Angela McGhie, CG, Rhoda Miller, Ed.D., CG, Richard G. Sayre, CG, CGL, Pam Boyer Sayre, CG, CGL, and Karen Stanbary, CG.
Among the fifteen instructors teaching at GRIP July 16-21 are Patti Hobbs, CG, Melissa Johnson, CG, Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, Karen Mauer Jones, CG, Debra Mieszala, CG, David Rencher, AG, CG, Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL, Richard G. Sayre, CG, CGL, Karen Stanbary, CG, and Paula Stuart-Warren, CG. For more information on courses and registration, see http://www.gripitt.org.
Awards & Achievements
The Board for Certification of Genealogists congratulates the following associates on their successful credential renewals:
James Marion Baker, Ph.D., CG, Rocklin, California; initial certification 14 October 2011. firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Farrell Bankhead, CG, Lehi, Utah; initial certification 17 January 2011. email@example.com ; http://www.brickwallgenealogist.com
Judy Kellar Fox, CG, Aloha, Oregon; initial certification 20 March 2007. firstname.lastname@example.org
Harold Henderson, CG, La Porte, Indiana; initial certification 1 June 2012. email@example.com
Sandra M. Hewlett, CG, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania; initial certification 30 August 2001. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean Foster Kelley, CG, Tampa, Florida; initial certification 21 October 2006. email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org
Judy G. Russell, J.D., CG, CGL, Avenel, New Jersey; initial certification 24 February 2012. email@example.com