Board Application Form

To apply for a position on the IAJGS Board of Directors, please complete the form below and send it to the IAJGS Nominating Committee Chair by April 7, 2019 7pm EDT. The Nominating Committee will propose a slate of candidates for election as IAJGS directors-at-large. Elections will be conducted by electronic ballot from June 6, 2019 to June 26, 2019.

If elected, term begins at the conclusion of the annual meeting and ends at the conclusion of the annual meeting two years later. Candidates should be aware that serving on the board requires a commitment of time and travel expenses. For information about the Election Process, IAJGS Board Meetings, and Travel Reimbursement click here.

If you have any questions, please contact the members of the nominating committee by email through the committee chair.

IAJGS Nominating Committee 2019

  1. Ellen Shindelman Kowitt (Chair) - (Erie, Colorado, USA)
  2. Debbie Kroopkin - (Niles, Illinois, USA)
  3. Marlis Humphrey - (Melbourne Beach, Florida, USA

Nominations for the IAJGS Board of Directors is open.

IAJGS Board of Directors Application

Your Information


Work Phone Number

Home Phone Number

Mobile Phone Number


Mailing Address

Your Background

Number of years actively engaged in the field of genealogy

To which genealogical societies and/or SIGs do you belong?
(Continuing membership in an IAJGS membership society is a requirement for all board positions.)
Please provide name of Society/SIG, Years involved, Positions held, and Accomplishments.

What major positions have you held in a genealogical organization (such as JewishGen, APG, etc.)?
Please provide Project, article, or event, Years involved, Role in the effort, and Accomplishments or contribution on this effort.

Other Genealogical Achievements
(If you have served on the IAJGS Board, please include personal contributions a as Director or Officer.)

Your occupation
(If retired, list prior occupation/profession.)

Other Professional Achievements

Highest Level of Education Achieved

Certifications Earned

Awards Received

What abilities and special skills would you bring to the IAJGS Board?

In which position are you interested and what responsibilities would you be interested in assuming if elected to the IAJGS Board?

What contributions do you think you can make by serving on the IAJGS Board?

Please provide two references (genealogical colleagues).
Provide Name, Phone number, and Email for each.

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