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NGS Staff and Publication Editors

Department & Name


Phone Number

General Inquiries 703-525-0050
Accounting Manager
Karen Soch 571-234-8175
Advertising -
Conference Publications
Advertising Director-
NGS Magazine and NGS Quarterly
Courtney Holmes

Conference Manager
Erin Shifflett

Conference Registrar
Courtney Holmes

Course Administration
Susan Yockey 571-234-8021

Education Manager
Julie Miller, cg, cgl, fngs
Member Services
NGS Magazine Editor
Deb Cyprych, *
NGS Online Store
Susan Yockey
NGS Quarterly Editors
Thomas W. Jones, phd, cg, cgl, fasg, fuga, fngs, and Melinde Byrne, cg, fasg *
NGS Monthly Editor
Aaron Goodwin *
Publications *
Research Trip *
UpFront with NGS Editor
Diane L. Richard *
Technical Support *

* Best contact is via email

*Certified Genealogist®, cg®, Certified Genealogical Lecturer and cgl are service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists® used by the Board to identify its program of genealogical competency evaluation and used under license by the Board’s associates.

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