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About AGS

About the Austin Genealogical Society

The purposes for which this Society is organized include:

  1. To promote an interest in genealogy.
  2. To investigate, collect, record, publish and deposit in libraries, archives, and digital or electronic repositories the genealogical and historical materials of Texas, with particular focus on items pertaining to the City of Austin and/or Travis County.
  3. To educate its members and the general public in the use of historical and genealogical reference materials.
  4. To support genealogical libraries, archival collections, and access to and preservation of records that will benefit the research efforts of the Society.

Officers and Board of Directors


President: Anne Mamiya
First Vice President: James E. Bridges
Second Vice President: Marcia Arn
Secretary: Inez Eppright
Treasurer: Karin Nelson


2015 Term 2016 Term
Marcia Arn James E. Bridges
Inez Eppright Missy Harris
Anne Mamiya Karin Nelson
Carol Mason Jan Pelosi
Winnie Noelke Robin Raben
Kathy Pemberton Trisha Thompson



Education Coordinator Jane Schwendinger
Federation of Genealogical Societies Delegate Pat Oxley
Historian Trisha Thompson
Hospitality Missy Harris
Lifetime Learning Institute Coordinator Inez Eppright
Membership Missy Harris
Membership Directory Jean Marostica
Publicity Coordinator TBD
Newsletter Editor Robin Raben
Programs Coordinator Marcia Arn
Quarterly Editor Robin Raben
Seminar Coordinator Carol Mason
Travis Co. Records Coordinator &
Travis Co. Query Contact
Kay Boyd
Texas State Genealogical Society Delegate Karin Nelson
Texas State Library and Archives Liaison Jean Shroyer
Webmaster Jean Marostica