Positions Opening Up on ICAPGen Board and Committees

Position open

The ICAPGenSM Board and committees will soon have some positions opening up, and we invite any interested Accredited Genealogist® researchers to contact us.

Testing Committee Chair

Testing Committee Chair is currently occupied by C. Lynn Anderson. Lynn is retiring in January after filling this position for nine years! A HUGE thanks to Lynn for her long, dedicated service!! She has rolled out many exciting new features in the way testing is done this past year and has a dynamic testing committee assisting with all aspects of the testing process.

If interested, please send a letter of interest and summary of your genealogical activities to the Executive Secretary by 25 October 2019 at  executive.secretary@icapgen.org.  Qualified individuals will go through an interview process.

Below are some of the main duties of the Testing Committee Chair:

  • Primarily responsible to protect the security of all examinations.
  • Oversee all testing committee activities through frequent communication with testing secretary and sub-committee leaders.
  • Ensure exams created & updated comply with exam standards.
  • Review applicant/candidate progress through reports from Level 1 Chair, Test Administrator Coordinator, and Testing Secretary.
    • Confer with Level 1 Chair and Test Administrator Coordinator on four-generation projects and test results which are borderline or problematic.
    • Review feedback letters and project letters for four-generation projects and tests that do not pass.
  • Conduct Testing Committee meetings as needed.
  • Report on Testing Committee activities and needs at ICAPGen Board Meetings.
  • Manage DropBox folders.
    • Archive Level 1 Project Folders and Level 2 & Level 3 Folders as needed.
    • Responsible for uploading and removing oral review material in  Dropbox folder for Oral Review committee.

Study Group Work Reviewers

The Study Group/Mentoring team is in need of 3 to 4 accredited genealogists to assist with reviewing participant work. These positions will not be required to attend meetings and the time commitment is 1-3 hours per month for a three-month study group. Those interested may contact icapstudygroup@gmail.com

Social Media Assistant

The Public Relations Committee needs an individual to help out with our “member spotlights” by contacting AG researchers and posting spotlights to our blog.  We also need someone who can post newsy items to our Twitter account, and someone who can do the same with our blog.  Please contact dayna.jacobs@icapgen.org.

Special Opportunity at SLIG

SLIG Mountains Transparent
Dear ICAPGen professional,
Enrollment for the Project Management course to be held in January 2020 at the SLIG Academy for Professionals is dangerously low. We are asking for our help – in the way of referrals or personal registrations to ensure that the course does not need to be cancelled.
Since the course outline and the faculty teaching the course are so amazing, we suspect the situation has to do with the “unknowns” – faculty not known or normally seen on the speaking circuit in our industry. They were purposely selected, however, because they are each working full-time in the industry using these skills successfully on a daily basis.
The following blog post introduces those faculty members and their important roles in the industry: https://ugagenealogy.blogspot.com/2019/09/project-management-essentials-in.html. Naturally, the information gleaned from this course will help anyone better manage genealogical projects, whether for personal work, client-work, a small business, or as a project manager in the corporate world.
We invite you or your friends to register for this course by midnight, Wed., Sept. 25th in order to receive a $76 credit to cover one guest ticket each to the commemorative breakfast and closing lunch – or to be used toward the purchase of SLIG swag if preferred. (This offer obviously applies only to this particular course.)
Once registered, please reach out to me at the email address below to arrange for the credit to be applied.
Thanks!
Peg
Elevate your Genealogical Education to New Heights
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Peg A. Ivanyo, Director
Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG)
801-515-6644

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