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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 2018

President: J. McMillan
Vice-President: Gail Mitchell
Corresponding Secretary: John Rosenhamer
Recording Secretary: Carla Sagrillo
Treasurer: John Carter
Librarian: Micki Dischinger
Past President: Rita Wallace
Audit: Vacant
Building Manager: Ms. Tiffany Mims-Thomas
Building Maintenance: J. McMillan
Grounds Maintenance: Mary Lynn Holmes
Conference : Vacant
Education: Patti Hobbs
Family Research: Vacant
Fund Raising: Linda Chesebro
Genealogical Records: Frances Black
Historian: Brenda Carter
Hospitality: Gail Mitchell
Library Holdings Acquisition: Micki Dischinger
Library Volunteer Coordinator: Micki Dischinger
Long-Range Planning: Vacant
Membership: Frances Black
New Member Orientation: Rita Wallace
Newsletter: Doug Corbin
Obituary: Connie Daughtrey
Outreach: Doris Wilson
OGS Publications: Rick Webb
Parliamentarian: John Carter
Policy & Procedures: Vacant
Programs: Gail Mitchell
Publicity: Doris Wilson
Records Management: Vacant
Social Media: Doris Wilson
Special Collections: Rita Wallace
Technology: John Carter
Webmaster: Patti Hobbs
1890 Census: Charisse Cameron

Meeting & Workshop Info

Night Workshop: First Monday of each month, 7 - 8 p.m.
Day Workshop: Third Wednesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Annual Business Meeting: Scheduled each November.
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.