Mission / Purpose

The Louisville Genealogical Society was founded in 1985; membership is open to anyone interested in genealogy, or the history of Louisville, Jefferson County, and surrounding areas.  It was organized in 1985 as a nonprofit educational society, for the purpose of preserving, evaluating and sharing local records.  Click for a brief History of the early years of the society.
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The Louisville Genealogical Society membership approved revisions to the by-laws of the Society at the meeting held October 23, 2012.  Click to review the amended ByLaws.

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Operating Year: January - December 2024

President: Tom Mercer
Vice President: John Stengel
Recording Secretary: Janet Anderson
Corresponding Secretary: Jessie Weigel
Membership Registrar: Amelia O. Debusman
Treasurer: Maureen Fitzgerald
Past President: Jeanne Z. Luhr
Genealogical Advisor: Nancy Simmons Roberson
Genealogical Advisor: Deborah Lord Campisano
Standing Committees
Celebration: Lynn Grossman
Historian: Penny Weller
Marketing Chairperson: Penny Weller
Member Attendance: Patricia E. Meyer
Membership Committee Chairman: Carol Baldwin
Newsletter Editor: Deborah Lord Campisano
Quarterly Journal Editor: Susan Olson Snyder
Quarterly Assistant: Bill Snyder
Quarterly Assistant: Nancy Simmons Roberson
Quarterly Assistant: Amy Wisotsky
Postal: Maureen Fitzgerald
Programs: Betty Graham
Programs: Lynn Grossman
Programs: Anne B. Rockwell
Programs: Mel Merrell Arnold
Programs: Patricia E. Meyer
Seminar Co-Chairperson: Carole Whitledge
Seminar Co-Chairperson: Betty Graham
Social Media: Penny Weller
Technical Advisor: John Stengel
Technical Advisor: Howard Lee Roberson
Zoom Manager: Jan Eastburn
Technical Advisor Videographer: Jeri Steele
Travel Spring Trip: Ms. Rose Marie Cantrell
Travel Fall Trip: Susan Olson Snyder
Webmaster: Howard Lee Roberson
Welcome Chairperson: Patricia E. Meyer
Workshops: Nancy Simmons Roberson
Assist. Postal: Donna Broster
Queries Chair: Victoria Kaelin
Store Manager: Carolyn Rainey
Special Committees
Audit: John P. Retelle, Jr.
Audit: John Stengel
Audit: Tom Mercer
LDS Contact: Nancy LeCron