Eric is the Past President of the Puget Sound Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (PS-APG). The PS-APG is a leader in the training and education of genealogists in the state of Washington. Eric is working hand in hand with the Washington State Genealogical Society to bring quality and affordable education to the entire region.
Eric is on the board of the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH). Eric is instrumental in assisting and planning the British Institute which is a yearly institute focusing on British Isles research held in Salt Lake City. 2013 was one of the most successful ever for the ISBGFH.
Eric is a newly elected member of the board for the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG).
Karen is the current Professional Management Seminar (PMC) coordinator for the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG).
Eric is the former Education Chair for Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society.
Eric sat on the education committee of the Fiske Genealogical Library in Seattle. He brought a fresh and innovative perspective to advanced levels of genealogical education as well as teaching methodology classes from basic to advanced.
Eric and Karen sat on the committee that is planning the 2014 Washington State Genealogy Conference. Both have made important contributions to the committee with the goal of making it one of the most successful state conferences held in the state of Washington.
Eric is the current chair of the Advocacy Committee for the APG
Eric is the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ Records Preservation and Access Committee(RPAC) as a state liaison for Washington and sits on the committee. He has been on the front line fighting to ensure that records remain open and assessable to all in the state of Washington.
Puget Sound Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists PS-APG
Association of Professional Genealogists APG
International Society for British Genealogy and Family History ISBGFH
Washington State Genealogical Society WSGS
Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers WIGS
National Genealogical Society NGS
Utah Genealogical Association UGA