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 2022

President: Jeanne Z. Luhr
Vice President: Amy Wisotsky
Recording Secretary: Donna Broster
Corresponding Secretary: Yvette Norsworthy
Membership Registrar: Amelia O. Debusman
Treasurer: Maureen Fitzgerald
Past President: John P. Retelle, Jr.
Genealogical Advisor: Nancy Simmons Roberson
Genealogical Advisor: Deborah Lord Campisano
Standing Committees
Celebration: Lynn Grossman
Celebration: Alberta Baker
Historian: Penny Weller
Librarian: Donna Broster
Asst Librarian: Penny Weller
Marketing Chairperson: Janet Davis
Member Attendance: Vacant
Newsletter Editor: Penny Weller
Quarterly Journal Editor: Susan Olson Snyder
Quarterly Assistant: Bill Snyder
Quarterly Assistant: Nancy Simmons Roberson
Quarterly Assistant: Amy Wisotsky
Quarterly Assistant: Carolyn Rainey
Postal: Maureen Fitzgerald
Programs: Betty Graham
Programs: Betty Darnell
Programs: Lynn Grossman
Programs: Anne B. Rockwell
Programs: Mel Merrell Arnold
Seminar Co-Chairperson: John Stengel
Seminar Co-Chairperson: Betty Graham
Seminar Assistant: Carole Whitledge
Seminar Advisor: Amy Wisotsky
Social Media: Janet Davis
Technical Advisor: Vacant
Technical Advisor: Howard Lee Roberson
Zoom Manager: Jan Eastburn
Technical Advisor: Jeri Steele
Travel Spring Trip: Susan Olson Snyder
Travel Fall Trip: Susan Olson Snyder
Webmaster: Howard Lee Roberson
Welcome Chairperson: Patricia Zimmerman
Workshops: Nancy Simmons Roberson
Workshop Asst.: Vacant
Queries Chair: Susan Olson Snyder
Special Committees
Audit: Vacant
Audit: Vacant
Audit: Vacant
LDS Contact: Nancy LeCron