Call for IAJGS Board Nominations #announcements #jgs-iajgs

Jay Sage

Call for IAJGS Board Applications (please share)

The Call for Applications from candidates interested in serving on the IAJGS Board of Directors is now open. Since this is an even-numbered year, we will be electing six Directors-at-Large to serve two-year terms.

IAJGS Director candidates must be members in good standing of at least one IAJGS member society at the time of their nomination for election and must continuously maintain such membership during their term of office. We are seeking candidates who will contribute to advancing the objectives of the IAJGS as listed below.

We invite all candidates who are interested in serving as a Director on the IAJGS Board to submit a completed Board Application Form online at

Information about the election and nomination process is at The deadline for receipt of Board Application Forms by the Nominating Committee is April 25, 2022, at 7:00 pm EDT.

The term of those Directors elected begins at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting on August 24, 2022, and ends at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting two years later. Candidates should be aware that serving on the board requires a commitment of time and travel expenses.

Elections will be held through electronic voting procedures, which will be completed by August 3, 2022.

Objectives of the IAJGS

The objectives of the Association shall be:

  • To collect, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and information with reference to Jewish genealogy
  • To assist and promote the research of Jewish family history
  • To provide opportunities for the sharing of Jewish genealogical information
  • To aim toward the publication of worthy material in the field of Jewish genealogy
  • To promote membership in member Jewish genealogical societies
  • To act as spokesperson for Jewish genealogical societies in areas of mutual interest
  • To provide member societies with services to help them become more effective organizations
  • To elevate Jewish Genealogy among Jewish people and in the academic community
  • To promote public access to genealogically relevant records
  • To foster creation of Jewish genealogical organizations in new geographical areas

Jay Sage (Newton, Massachusetts, USA
2022 IAJGS Nominating Committee Chair

Join to automatically receive all group messages.