History: Genealogy Preconference Planning


The Committee plans and coordinate the annual genealogy preconference program. Those interested in volunteering for this committee should complete a committee volunteer form.


  • Planning the Genealogy Pre-conference.
  • Growing the audience for the pre-conference including expanding the academic librarian audience. 


Brian Grubbs (Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Susan D. Kaufman (Secretary, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Kate Cordes (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Michelle Renee Enke (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Cheryl A. Lang (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Nicole Wedemeyer Miller (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Milan C. Pohontsch (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Drew Smith (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/24/2018. Last retrieved on 09/24/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


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