FWGS - Committees and Appointments

~~~ Celebrating 50 Years, 1957-2007 ~~~

Committees and Appointments

Abstracting Chair (open)  
Beginner's Workshop Leader Sheryl Rascher
Book Store Manager Roy Combrink
Cemetery Records Chair (open)
Computer Group Leader Debbie Pearson
Mailing List Manager Rob Yoder
Pioneer Families of Tarrant Co. Roy Combrink
Publicity Chair Judy Ramos
Registration Chair (open)  
Research Chair Rita Martin
Seminar Chair Don Crews
Website Manager Rob Yoder

Committee Descriptions

ABSTRACTING - To organize, instruct, and oversee the abstracting of Tarrant County Records.

BIBLE RECORDS - To keep records of all information given to chair and make available to any member seeking information. Maintain an index file of published Texas Bible Records.

BUDGET AND FINANCE - Serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors in matters pertaining to finance. The Treasurer serves as chair automatically.

BYLAWS - To study the Society bylaws and make revisions from time to time as needed to keep current.

CEMETERY RECORDS - To keep records of information given concerning Texas cemeteries. To abstract all exchange quarterlies received by the society in order to maintain an index file. To make records available to members of society when requested.

GIFTS AND MEMORIALS - To seek and accept all records, manuscripts moneys or any other valuable materials or gifts in the name of the Society that are of genealogical and/or historical interest. To acquire legal release from donor in preparation for selling microfilmed, printed records or printed manuscripts. To organize, index and record on cards all records and materials in preparation for deposit in Genealogy and Local History Department of the Fort Worth Public Library.

MERCHANDISING [a.k.a. Book Store] - Responsible for sales of books and other materials approved by the Board of Directors.

NOMINATING - In June a nominating committee shall be appointed consisting of five members. It shall be the duty of this committee to nominate a candidate for each elected office of the Board.

PUBLICITY - Send or take notices of each monthly meeting to area newspapers with time, date, place and speaker and any other pertinent information. Send articles of information concerning workshops to libraries, area newspapers, other societies, editors of genealogical articles and quarterlies.

PUBLISHING - Recommends publishing projects to the Board of Directors and to expedite the publishing and sale of approved publications. The committee shall examine all material offered to the society for publishing, exclusive of Footprints, obtain bids and determine publishing costs. Arrange for printing, binding, copyrighting, advertising and sale of Board approved publications.

REGISTRATION - Greets and registers all members and guests as they enter for meetings and keep records as to number present at regular meeting. Sends copy of members and guests registered to President and Membership Chair within ten days following meeting. Awards door prizes when available. Keeps society banners and displays at each meeting. Distributes ballots at October meeting to members verified as members in good standing.

RESEARCH - Assists members in a limited way with Texas research.

SEMINAR - Secures a speaker, date, place and subject and submits to the President by August.

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