JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen SSDI Issues To Be Discussed by IAJGS on Geneabloggers Radio Program Fri Jan 6 #general

Jan Meisels Allen

Thomas MacEntee's Geneablogger Radio program on Friday, January 6 will include a 20
minute live interview with Jan Meisels Allen, vice president, IAJGS, chairperson,
IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee and Managing Member of Records
Preservation and Access Committee (RPAC). This week's show is entitled "Genealogy
New Year's Resolutions for 2012". Below is how to listen to Geneabloggers Radio
from your computer.
Date: January 6, 2012
Times: 9:00-10:30 PM Eastern; 8:-9:30 PM Central; 7:00-8:30 PM Mountain and
6:00-7:30 PM Pacific times. Jan will be the last speaker, starting at: 10:05 PM
EST, 9:05PM CST, 8:05 PM MST and 7:05 PM Pacific
This week's Geneabloggers show is entitled Genealogy New Year's Resolutions for
2012. Guests will include: DearMYRTLE of
( who will have tips and handy information on how to
keep your genealogy data and materials organized; Amy Coffin, of the We Tree
( genealogy blog will discuss setting genealogy goals
and resolutions for 2012. And Jan Meisels Allen, Vice President of the
International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS)
[] and a managing member of the Records Access and
Preservation Committee (RPAC) [ ].

Jan will be interviewed about:
1. What is the Records Preservation and Access Committee (RPAC)? How is the
IAJGS involved?
2. What are the most pressing issues involved with vital records access right now?
3. How the 4 different bills pending in Congress would impact access to the Social
Security Death Index? How they could affect how we use the SSDI as genealogists?
4. The Tool Kit for Records Access (a link to this recorded presentation >from the
2011 NGS conference is on the IAJGS website ( under Public Records
Access Monitoring Committee)
5. How can genealogists and genealogy societies get involved?

How To Listen To GeneaBloggers Radio
1.Visit the GeneaBloggers page at Blog Talk Radio.
2. Click on the Upcoming Episode entitled "Genealogy New Year's Resolutions for
2012" at
full url:
3.Then you can sign up for updates and reminders.
4. At 8:00 pm Central (calculate your local time >from the central time
zone-see above first paragraph) on Friday, January 6, 2012, listen in at the
Blog Talk Radio website.
The player should start automatically - you will need to turn on your computer
speakers or use your headphones.
5. If you want to call in to the show and share your thoughts and comments with the
host or guests, the dial-in number is +1(213) 286-6709.
You can also use your Skype account to call in -for instructions:
6.There will also be a chat room on that same page where you can type and interact
with other listeners. [Note: you must login with Facebook or have an account at
Blog Talk Radio and sign in to access the chat room!]

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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