Friday, February 7, 2014

OGS appointment

The Ohio Genealogical Society is proud to announce the appointment of Derek S. Davey, of Toledo, as the liaison to the Records Preservation and Access Committee (RPAC).  Derek will be interacting with librarians, archivists, legislators, and historians in preserving Ohio’s history and creating an environment that allows for free access to our Vital Records.
 
RPAC was created from National Organizations in the Genealogy world to educate and maintain our ability to have free access to Vital Records. Please review our website at www.fgs.org/rpac/ for more information.  Our Mission Statement: To advise the genealogical community on ensuring proper access to historical records of genealogical value in whatever media they are recorded, on means to affect legislation, and on supporting strong records preservation policies and practices.
 
Derek has been active in the Genealogy community for over 30 years.  He teaches Genealogy at Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH and serves as a Trustee of The Ohio Genealogical Society.  For further information Derek can be reached at daveyderek@gmail.com or 419-509-2640.
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