The following announcement was written by the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG):
APG will be awarding its third "Professional Achievement Award" at the Professional Management Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, September 2, 2009. Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG received the award in 2007; and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking received it in 2008.
Nominations for this award can be made by individual APG members, by APG chapters, and by the APG Board of Directors. The Awards Committee will select the award recipient from the nominations. Selection is approved by the Executive Committee. Nominees not selected in a given year may be nominated again in another year.
A member in good standing in APG for at least one year prior to the nomination is eligible.
The criteria for this award is to have a record of exceptional professional achievement with contributions to the field of genealogy through individual excellence and ethical behavior in one or more of the following categories: published research, teaching, public presentations, innovative organizational leadership, writing or editing for professional publications, or successful business achievement by creating valuable products or services; and commitment to advance and promote the highest standards of the field.
Send your nominations to the APG office (email@example.com) by July 10, 2009. Include a summary of how the person you are nominating has contributed to APG and/or the field of genealogy.
Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG
Association of Professional Genealogists
PO Box 350998
Westminster, CO 80035-0998