Our Leaders

Administrator: Rebecca Whitman Koford
Newsletter Editor: Terri O’Connell
Webmasters: Carla Cegielski, Patti Hobbs, Debbie Wayne Parker (2008 – 2013)

ProGen 1 – April 2008

Member Album
Coordinator: Angela Packer McGhie, CG
Mentor: Elissa Scalise Powell, CG

ProGen 2 – October 2008

Coordinator: Debbie Parker Wayne, CG
Mentor: Stefani Evans, CG

ProGen 3 – March 2009

Coordinator: Janis Walker Gilmore
Mentor: Craig R. Scott, CG

Heartland ProGen 1 – March 2009

Associated with the APG Heartland Chapter.
Coordinator: Char Mitts
Mentor: Sharlene Miller, CG

ProGen 4 – September 2009

Coordinator: Rebecca Koford
Mentor: Marty Hiatt, CG

ProGen 5 – September 2009

Coordinator: Debra Hoffman
Mentor: J. Mark Lowe, CG

ProGen 6 – February 2010

Coordinator: Pam White
Mentor: Patricia O’Brien Shawker, CG

ProGen 7 – February 2010

Coordinator: Melanie Holtz, CG
Mentor: Barbara Mathews, CG

ProGen 8 – June 2010

Coordinator: Sharon Clouse
Mentor: Christina Sachs Humphreys, CG

ProGen 9 – September 2010

Coordinator: Elizabeth O’Neal
Mentor: Jay Fonkert, CG

ProGen 10 – September 2010

Coordinator: Karen Matheson
Mentor: Connie Lenzen, CG

ProGen 11 – November 2010

Coordinator: Nicole LaRue
Mentor: Claire Bettag, CG

ProGen 12 – March 2011

Coordinator: Kimberly Powell
Mentor: Craig Scott, CG

Heartland ProGen 2 – March 2011

Associated with the APG Heartland Chapter.
Coordinator: Char Mitts
Mentor: Sharlene Miller, CG

ProGen 13 – July 2011

Coordinator: Debbie Hooper
Mentor: Sandra MacLean Clunies, CG

ProGen 14 – October 2011

Coordinator: Rebecca Whitman Koford
Mentor: Linda Woodward Geiger, CG

ProGen 15 – February 2012

Coordinator: Julia George
Mentor: Sandra M. Hewlett, CG

ProGen 16 – June 2012

Coordinator: Sharon Clouse
Mentor: Christina Sachs Humphreys, CG

ProGen 17 – October 2012

Coordinator: Valerie Hansen
Mentor: Christina Sharbrough, CG

ProGen 18 – January 2013

Coordinator: Laurel Baty, CG
Mentor: Beverly Rice

ProGen 19 – January 2013

Coordinator: Teresa Scott
Mentor: Craig R. Scott, CG

ProGen 20 – May 2013

Coordinator: Stephen Buffat
Mentor: Jean Foster Kelley, CG

ProGen 21 – October 2013

Coordinator: Elizabeth Pelicane
Mentor: Barbara Mathews, CG

ProGen 22 – March 2014

Coordinator: Clarise Soper
Mentor: Debbie Hooper, CG

ProGen 23 – June 2014

Coordinator: Darcie Hind Posz, CG
Mentor: Laura DeGrazia, CG

ProGen 24 – November 2014

Coordinator: Carla Cegielski
Mentor: Julie Miller, CG

ProGen 25 – March 2015

Coordinator: Clarise Soper, CG
Mentor: Elissa Scalise Powell, CG

ProGen 26 – May 2015

Coordinator: Stephanie Cardin
Mentor: Nicki Peak Birch, CG

ProGen 27 – September 2015

Coordinator: Lois Mackin, Ph.D
Mentor: Laurel Baty, CG

ProGen 28 – September 2015

Coordinator: Cari Taplin, CG
Mentor: Pamela Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA

ProGen 29

Coordinator: Judi Scott
Mentor: Michael Hait, CG

ProGen 30

Coordinator:Rachel Popma
Mentor: Melanie Holtz, CG

ProGen 31

Coordinator: Beth Benko
Mentor: Sandy Clunies, CG

ProGen 32 – October 2016

Coordinator: Jill Morelli
Mentor: Patti Hobbs, CG


ProGen Administrator

Oversees the ProGen Study Program, develops and posts curriculum, facilitates networking, and organizes participants into study groups.

ProGen Coordinator

Manages a ProGen study group of 25 members divided into three discussion groups by monitoring participation and reviewing assignments.

ProGen Mentor

Guides a ProGen study group by participating in monthly group discussions, providing expert guidance, and sharing comments on each topic. Each mentor is certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists.

ProGen Discussion Leader

Moderates monthly discussions in a group of eight study group members.