Friday, September 3, 2010

OGS Announces New Editor of "Families"

Note: The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) is the largest genealogical society in Canada. And I am proud to have been appointed (and to serve) as the editor of its journal, Families. - Elizabeth

"As released to OGS members in an e-Announce, August 14, 2010

The Board of the Ontario Genealogical Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Lapointe as editor of the Society’s journal Families.

A graduate of Acadia University, Elizabeth is an author, journalist, and blogger. She has been editor of the OGS newsletter NewsLeaf since 2006 and is the founding editor of its electronic sister publication e-NewsLeaf. She is a Past President of the Ottawa Chapter of the Professional Writers Association of Canada, and a Director of the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors. She is the author of several books on genealogy and of hundreds of newspaper and online articles on genealogy and local history.

She is the guest editor for the August issue of Families and will assume full editorship with the November issue. "