General Information

The Society meets the first Saturday of the month in January through December. There are no Meetings in July and August.  Specific meeting information can be found under "Upcoming Meetings/Events" menu choice at left. All those interested in genealogy are welcome at any meeting.

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The society's digital publication, EWGS Digital Digest is published on our website quarterly. Information about submissions for the Digest can be directed to our Digest Coordinator at  Back issues are located on the website under the heading "Digital Digest Archive" (menu at left).
Research questions should be directed to EWGS Researcher Charles Hansen at or use the form found in the Research Tips section of this website.
Anyone can join one or all of our SIG's.  Meetings are monthly. For information on our SIG's, please use the tab on left menu (Special Interest Groups) for information on how to join.

Operating Year: January - December 2024

Board of Directors
President: Dolly Webb
Vice President: Patricia A. Bayonne-Johnson
Recording Secretary: Betty R. Ellis
Treasurer: Sonji Ruttan
Corresponding Secretary: Lola McCreary
Past President: Donna Potter Phillips
Member-at-Large: Juanita McBride
Sr. Trustee: Diane K Boyd
Jr. Trustee: Jeanne Coe
Fr. Trustee: Oweta L. Floyd
EWGS Registered Agent: Charles Hansen
N.G.S. Delegate: Karen Lehfeldt
W.S.G.S. Delegate: Charles Hansen
Standing Committee Chairs
Audio Visual: Daniel Cotton
Digital Digest: Nancy Todd
Education: Donna Potter Phillips
Historian: Duane Beck
Hospitality: Dianne Bongarts
Library Volunteers: Charles Hansen
Membership Chairman: Jennilyn Weight
New Member Contact: Kent Aggers
Outreach: Charles Hansen
Program Chairman: Carol A. Anderson
Publicity: Douglas Floyd
Ways & Means : Brusan Wells
Web Manager: John P. Wilson
Web Manager Asst: Diane K Boyd
Special Committee Chairs
Audit Committee: Charles Hansen
Budget Committee: Sonji Ruttan
Bylaws Committee: Donna Potter Phillips
Bylaws Committee Co-Chair: Brusan Wells
Inventory Manager: John P. Wilson
Library Liaison: Charles Hansen
Nominating Committee: Lola McCreary
Nominating Committee Co-Chair: Diane K Boyd
Research Fellow: Charles Hansen