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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: Jane Schwendinger
First Vice President: Anne Mamiya
Second Vice President: Marcia Arn
Secretary: Inez Eppright
Treasurer: Karin Nelson


2014 Term 2015 Term
Missy Harris Marcia Arn
Trisha Thompson Inez Eppright
Anne Mamiya Carol Mason
Karin Nelson Winnie Noelke
Jane Schwendinger Kathy Pemberton
Don Villoni  



Education Committee Nancy R. Stevens
Federation of Genealogical Societies Delegate Pat Oxley
Historian Anne Mamiya
Hospitality Missy Harris and Sheila Sargent
Lifetime Learning Institute Coordinator Inez Eppright
Membership Missy Harris and Carol Mason
Membership Directory Jean Marostica
Publicity Coordinator  Trisha Thompson
Newsletter Editors Sharon and Bob Foley
Programs Committee Marcia Arn
Quarterly Editor TBD
Travis Co. Records Coordinator &
Travis Co. Query Contact
Kay Boyd
Texas State Genealogical Society Delegate Winnie Noelke
Texas State Library and Archives Liaison Leslie D. Inman
Webmaster Jean Marostica