15 March 2011
The Society Strategy Series is a collection of papers filled with suggestions and instructions for the management of ge
nealogical societies, historical societies, and family associations. These papers have been expertly written by respected authors in the ge nealogy community to help you and your society grow and prosper.
Timely Topics by Well-Known Authors
Topics covered in the Society Strategy Series papers include:
· Series I: Strategies for Societies
· Series II: Strategies for Presidents
· Series III: Strategies for Vice-Presidents
· Series IV: Strategies for Treasurers
· Series V: Strategies for Secretaries
· Series VI: Strategies for Program Chairpersons
VII: Strategies for Librarians
· Series VIII: Strategies for Editors
nealogists and ge nealogy society members will recognize the authors of the Society Strategy Series papers which include Jana Sloan Broglin, Karen Clifford, Betty Robertson Kaufman, Roberta “Bobbi” King, Gary Mokotoff, David Rencher, Curt Witcher, and the late Sandra H. Luebking and Marsha Hoffman Rising.
Newer Society Strategy Series topics are placed in the Members Only area of the FGS website for a period of one (1) year as a member benefit for FGS member societies. Additional new papers are being written and are planned for the coming year.
nealogy Societies Grow and Prosper
FGS is proud to make the Society Strategy Series available to the entire ge
nealogical community as a means of helping societies become better at managing and growing their organizations.
About the Federation of Ge
nealogical Societies (FGS)
The Federation of Ge
nealogical Societies (FGS) was founded in 1976 and represents the members of hundreds of ge nealogical societies. FGS links the ge nealogical community by helping ge nealogical societies strengthen and grow through resources available online, FGS Forum magazine (filled with articles pertaining to society management and ge nealogical news), and Society Strategy Series papers, covering topics about effectively operating a ge nealogical society. FGS also links the ge nealogical community through its annual conference -- four days of excellent lectures, including one full day devoted to society management topics. To learn more visit http://www.fgs.org/.
Editor’s Note: Whether you have a robust society or are experiencing waning membership, whether you are a long-established society or just starting out as a society, this series is very useful to ge
nealogy societies and similar organizations.
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