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Ozarks Genealogical Society

Mission / Purpose

The purposes of the Society are:

1. To educate and encourage members and the general public in the art and practice of genealogical research.

2. To acquire a collection of genealogical and historical materials for a genealogical library available to members and the general public.

3. To collect, preserve and publish genealogical and historical materials relating to the Missouri Ozarks region.

4. To maintain and elevate genealogical standards.
OGS is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization and is supported solely through membership dues and donations. 

Operating Year: January - December 2017

President: Rita Wallace
Vice-President: Gail Mitchell
Corresponding Secretary: Bettie Hickman
Recording Secretary: Carla Sagrillo
Treasurer: John Carter
Librarian: Micki Dischinger
Past President: Gigi Hunter
Audit: Vacant
Building Manager: Mary Stewart
Building Maintenance: J. McMillan
Grounds Maintenance: Sally Dukes
Conference : Linda Chesebro
Education: Patti Hobbs
Family Research: Paul Barker
Fund Raising: Linda Chesebro
Genealogical Records: Frances Black
Historian: Brenda Carter
Hospitality: Mary Holmes
Library Holdings Acquisition: Micki Dischinger
Library Volunteer Coordinator: Micki Dischinger
Long-Range Planning: Vacant
Membership: Frances Black
New Member Orientation: Gigi Hunter
Outreach: Doris Wilson
Ozarkin: Melba Rector
Parliamentarian: John Carter
Policy & Procedures: Gigi Hunter
Programs: Gail Mitchell
Publicity: Doris Wilson
Records Management: Vacant
Social Media: Doris Wilson
Special Collections: Rita Wallace
Special Publications: Vacant
Special Pubs Distributions: Debbie Creed
Technology: John Carter
Webmaster: Patti Hobbs
1890 Census: Charisse Cameron
Obituary: Connie Daughtrey

Meeting & Workshop Info

Night Workshop: First Monday of each month, 7 - 8 p.m.
Day Workshop: Third Wednesday of each month, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Annual Business Meeting: Second Wednesday of November, 9:30 a.m.
All OGS meetings and workshops are free and open to the public. They are held at The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO.