With the generous help of its volunteers, ISGS is poised for continued success.  The positions listed below present some interesting and exciting opportunities for you!
Please consider helping ISGS achieve its mission to preserve and disseminate Illinois historical and genealogical materials, and to educate and aid those researching their ancestry.
Latest ISGS Project--Indexing: In addition to the ISGS Board and committee opportunities listed below, we are hard at work on a project indexing ledgers from the Illinois Department of Registration and Education 1877-1952. Interested? This project requires the following: a computer with a CD drive, Microsoft Excel, and an Internet connection. Contact Clyda Ogle, Indexing Coordinator,
FGS 2016 Conference Committee:   ISGS is serving as the Local Host society for next year's FGS national conference in Springfield, IL, 31 August - 3 September.  “Time Travel:  Centuries of Memories” is well on its way to becoming a fantastic conference!  It isn't too early to become involved on one of our committees. Contact Laura Kovarik, Local Host Chair,  Additionally, volunteers will be needed onsite prior to and during the conference.  Contact Angela McGhee, Volunteers Chair, to volunteer during the conference. 
For further details on any of the positions listed below, contact Susie Pope:
  • ISGS Quarterly Design & Technical Editor: This position works with the Quarterly Managing Editor, and produces the layout design of the Quarterly. Skills in designing and working with graphics are required.
  • ISGS Quarterly Copyeditor:  This person should be familiar with genealogical writing and citing sources.  A williingness to offer opinions and meet deadlines and a broad understanding of grammar, spelling and writing style is required.
  • Advertising Chair: This committee solicits ads for the ISGS Quarterly, Newsletter, and fall conference syllabus.