Prepared by E. B. Lapointe.
George Morgan, President of the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE), announced on December 30, 2005, the appointment of Elizabeth Lapointe as Director -International/At Large.
Genealogy columnist, author, and editor of GenealogyCanada.com—a Canadian genealogy, heritage, and history newsservice—Elizabeth will be finishing the term of fellow Canadiangenealogy journalist, Sandra DEVLIN, of Moncton, New Brunswick, whoresigned her position due to personal reasons. Sandra belonged to theorganization for several years, and her presence will be sorely missed.
"I have written for the genealogy community for over ten years and have been the editor of GenealogyCanada.com for two years," said Elizabeth. "As Director - International/At Large,I will be responsible for bringing new members to ISFHWE and for being the spokesperson for Canadian and international members."
She also writes for <GenealogyToday.com> and for various newspapers and magazines.
Elizabeth will be at the Ontario GenealogicalSociety's annual meeting this spring (May 26th to May 28th) in Oshawa,and invites ISFHWE members and fellow genealogists to come over and say"Hi!".
Now living in the Ottawa area, she is originally from Nova Scotia, of a United Empire Loyalist background on both sides of her family.
Elizabeth can be reached at <email@example.com>.
For more information on ISFHWE, please visit their website at <http://www.rootsweb.com/~cgc>.