Mission / Purpose

The Oklahoma Genealogical Society was established and incorporated as a nonprofit educational organization under the laws of the state of Oklahoma in 1955.
It was created to bring together interested persons for discussion and exchange of information, to study research methodology, to issue publications, to collect and preserve data and to assist members with their genealogical research and writing.

Operating Year: July 2021 - June 2022

Executive Officers
President: Mike Birdsong
Vice-President: Billie Fogarty
Recording Secretary: Vacant
Corresponding Secretary: La Nell Shores
Treasurer: Paul Woods
Assistant Treasurer: James Crow, Jr.
Board of Directors (2019-2022)
Historian: Pam Bell
Special Projects: Ivan Crowdis
World War I Project: Vacant
Sales & Marketing: Melinda Howard
Gen Societies Liaison: Vacant
Membership: Bo Birdsong
Board of Directors (2020-2023)
Grants: Vacant
Technology: James Ike
Library/Acquisitions: La Nell Shores
First Families: June Stone
Webmaster: Walter Stoyanoski
Web Team: Paul Woods
Board of Directors (2021-2024)
Settlers & Builders: Nancy Calhoun
Exchange Coordinator: James Crow, Jr.
Newsletter Editor: Vacant
Class Coordinator: Vacant
Volunteer Coordinator: Vacant
Monthly Programs: Billie Fogarty
Other Committees
Communications/Social Media: Vacant

Monthly Meetings

General meetings of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society are held on the first Monday of each month in the Chesapeake Event Center, Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City.  The building is located at the northeast corner of the Oklahoma State Capitol Complex.
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Monthly programs are free for members and non-members alike, but we encourage you to join!  Your membership dues and donations help us to provide more and better resources for the genealogical community of Oklahoma.  See the Membership section on this website.

In case of conflict with a federal or state holiday, the meeting will be held on the second Monday evening of the month.

Experienced researchers will be available before the meeting at 5 p.m. to answer research questions.  The OGS meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and finish at 7:45 p.m.