LitvakSIG is delighted to congratulate Carol Hoffman, our immediate Past
President, on being recognised by the International Association of Jewish
Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) as their "Volunteer of the Year".
This award was given to Carol at the banquet at the end of the IAJGS
conference in Warsaw.The citation is as follows:
"This year's IAJGS Volunteer of the Year Award honors Dr. Carol Hoffman
for her leadership and dedication to the worlds of Israeli Jewish genealogy
and Lithuanian research. Carol has played a number of roles in the Israel
Genealogy Research Association (IGRA): as the organisation's secretary,
editing website publications, and serving on the database committee.
She was an active volunteer in the 2015 IAJGS conference in Israel.
Carol also served on the board of LitvakSIG, where she developed a strong
and vital relationship with Lithuanian archives over many years, facilitated
the redesign and development of the website and worked with countless
volunteers. Carol gives of her wisdom, her talents and herself to all
projects she volunteers for."