Please consider Volunteering for the Bay Area Genealogical Society. We are a volunteer organization. It is through the work of volunteers that our research data and this website are made possible.
Current Research projects that could use your help:
Jean Nicolet project:
If you can type on a computer or proofread…you can help!
We need your assistance with the transcription of data from paper to computer files. Join us in the Local History department at the Brown County Central Library to work on this project. Contact our Jean Nicolet Chairperson.
GEMS of Genealogy – Quarterly Newsletter
- Write an article for our newsletter ‘Gems of Genealogy’
Do you have an idea for an article that you think would interest our members?
You could have your experience researching family history, your discovery of a new source of family history data or the history of a town or organization in our area.
- Help proof reading our newsletter.
- Help by assisting with the editing of the newsletter.
- Help us with our mailings.
Contact our Newsletter Editors.
Help us keep our website updated.
Contact our Website Chairperson.
Become a member of the Board of directors.
The board positions are listed here:
The President shall serve a term of two (2) years. The President shall preside over the Annual Meeting, the Quarterly Meetings/Programs, and the Monthly Business Meetings of the “Society,” and shall perform such other duties as: vote at Monthly Business Meetings in case of a tie, appoint various committee chairpersons, and handle mail other than membership information. If the President decides to run for a second term, he/she will have to be re-elected. If the President is not re-elected or chooses not to run, he/she shall be on the Board of Directors for one (1) year in the position of Immediate Past President. The Immediate Past President shall attend the Annual, Quarterly, and Monthly Business Meetings and is a voting member of the “Board.” He/She shall serve on the Budget Committee.
The Vice-President shall serve a term of two (2) years. If the President is unable to fulfill his/her term of office, the Vice President will assume the position of President. The Vice-President shall preside at meetings when the President is unable to attend, and shall perform such other duties as: vote at all Monthly Business Meetings, arranges the Annual Meeting and the Quarterly Meetings/Programs, chairs the nominating committee, which consists of two (2) other members, and compiles a slate of nominees for election at the Annual Meeting.
The Recording Secretary shall serve a term of two (2) years. The Recording Secretary shall attend and take minutes at all meetings, keep a file of all minutes, and vote at all Monthly Business Meetings.
The Corresponding Secretary shall serve a term of two (2) years. The Corresponding Secretary shall handle correspondence for the organization as directed by the President and/or Board of Directors, record and present minutes in absence of the Recording Secretary, and vote at all Monthly Business Meetings.
The Treasurer shall serve a term of two (2) years. The Treasurer shall handle all financial transactions, present, provide, and file financial statements of all Annual, Quarterly, and Monthly Business Meetings, vote at all meetings, present Treasurer book for audit, chair the Budget Committee, which consists of two (2) second-term Members- at-Large and the Immediate Past President. The Treasurer will also maintain a legal documents file and place legal forms in the safety deposit box at the bank.
The Members-at-Large shall serve two (2) year terms. The Members-at-Large shall attend and vote at Annual, Quarterly, and Monthly Business Meetings. One (1) first- term Member-at-Large shall maintain the “Society” History Book and bring it to the Annual Meeting for members to view. Two (2) second-term Members-at-Large will serve on the Budget Committee. Three (3) to six (6) Members-at-Large will be elected at the yearly Annual Meeting, or as required.
Contact our President.