Our meetings are open to the public and to anyone interested in genealogy and family history. Meetings are held monthly on the 4th Monday at 7:00 pm (PST) .



PS-APG Meeting Puget Sound Chapter
Virtual Meeting


Mon, June 28,2021 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
“Lecturing Bloopers I have Experienced”
membership driven discussion


2021 dates
Click on Hyperlinked date to see the speaker bio for select meetings

June 28: “Lecturing Bloopers I have Experienced”
membership driven discussion

July 26: Genealogical Societies in the Time of Pandemic: A Survey
Speaker: TBD

August 23: “DNA Tools I Use”
membership driven discussion

September 27: Financial Best Practices for Genealogists
Speaker: Mary Roddy

October 25: Elias Chan/Francesca Werden
DNA Doe Project

November 22: Repatriations: Another genealogist career choice
speaker: Bonnie Wade Mucia

December 27: Genealogy Scavenger Hunt
membership driven fun & games






Past Meetings
PS-APG Meeting Puget Sound Chapter
Virtual Meetings


Virtual Meeting

May 24: “Working for a Genealogical Company”
speaker: Angie Bush, Ancestry ProGenealogists, Inc


Virtual Meeting

Mon, April 26, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Business Climate: 2021, 2022 and Beyond membership driven discussion

Virtual Meeting
Mon, March 22, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT)
“Publishing your Work”



Virtual Meeting
Mon, Feb 22, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT)
“Creation of an Institute Course: Challenges and Rewards” Steve Morrison

Annette Burke Lyttle will be joining Steve to lead off the presentation on “Creation of an Institute Course: Challenges and Rewards.”


Virtual Meeting
Mon, Jan 25, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT)
“Minority Ethnic Research (AA, Japanese, Chinese)” Linda Harms Okazaki

Virtual Meeting
Mon, Dec 28, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT)
“Writing to GPS Standards”

Virtual Meeting
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT) 
“Case Studies, DNA, and Standards: How to Merge All Three” Melinda Daffin Henningfield, CG®

Virtual Meeting
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT)
We will have our business meeting first, then a presentation. Monday’s presentation will be on: “Client Foibles and How to Avoid Them.” Nancy Cordell has agreed to facilitate.


Virtual Meeting
Mon, Sep 28, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT)
Please join us for a presentation byLuana M. Darby, MLIS, AG on ICAPGEN: Accreditation for Genealogists. Luana is an Accredited Genealogist and will discuss the requirements, the process and the benefits of receiving the credential


Virtual Meeting
Mon, Aug 24, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT) 
We will have our business meeting first, then a presentation. Monday’s presentation will be on:  
“Virtual Institutes & Conferences: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”


Virtual Meeting
Mon, Aug 24, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT) 
We will have our business meeting first, then a presentation. Monday’s presentation will be on:  
“Virtual Institutes & Conferences: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”

PS-APG Meeting Puget Sound Chapter
Virtual Meeting
Mon, Jul 27, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT) ) 


PS-APG Meeting Puget Sound Chapter
Virtual Meeting
Mon, June 22, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT)


PS-APG Meeting Puget Sound Chapter
Virtual Meeting
Mon, May 18, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PDT) 
Our speaker will be Kathy Hinkley, Exec. Dtr. of APG showing us the new APG website.

PS-APG Meeting Puget Sound Chapter
Mon, Apr 27, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (PDT) After a brief business meeting we will be hearing from Lisa Oberg on “Mining Archives and Special Collections”


PS-APG Meeting Puget Sound Chapter
Virtual Meeting
Mon, Mar 23, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PST),

PS-APG Meeting Puget Sound Chapter
Virtual Meeting
Mon, Feb 24, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (PST) 

Saturday, December 7th
Tacoma Public Library – North West Room
1102 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98402

*Speaker: Jean Remsbecker is the State Registrar and Director of Center for Health Statistics Disease Control and Health Statistics with the Washington State Department of Health. She will provide information regarding the new Washington State vital records act, which passed the legislature this last session.
Saturday, September 14th meeting will be at Heritage Quest Research Library in Sumner


Saturday, May 4th.
Tacoma Public Library – North West Room
1102 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98402
*Speaker: Dave Liesse, tax accountant and former PS-APG member. Dave will speak on “Choosing an Entity Type for Your Genealogy Business”

Saturday, February 2nd.
Tacoma Public Library – North West Room
1102 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98402