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Passionate Advocates

Areas that lose their local genealogical societies begin to lose their treasures. We need passionate advocates to join our team.

The Monterey County Genealogical Society (MoCoGenSo) was established to provide education, fellowship, and support to its members and to the community of family history researchers both locally and throughout the world. There are many opportunities for members to participate and help us meet this goal.

Participation can be at one of several levels

  • Board of Directors
  • Officers
  • Volunteers

There are currently openings at each level.

Board of Directors


  1. Attend Board meetings
  2. Represent membership at Board meetings
  3. Vote during Board meetings



  1. Give procedural advice to the Presiding officer and to any member


  1. Be responsible for all incoming and outgoing publications of the Society with the exception of the newsletter
  2. Publish all materials except the newsletter
  3. Be responsible for publication sales
  4. Recommend the purchase of items identified by the local genealogy library and members and act as liaison between libraries and the Society
  5. Present an Annual Summary Report for the Annual Business Meeting


  1. Be responsible for all publicity on behalf of the Society, including advertising for special projects such as fund-raising activities, Society seminar, etc., and work with officers and committee chairpersons
  2. Be in charge of Society displays
  3. Appoint assistants as necessary to perform the duties of office
  4. Present an Annual Summary Report for the Annual Business Meeting
  5. Send or cause to be sent proper notices of all meetings
  6. Notify officers, committees, delegates, and the general membership of any special meeting as necessary

Primary Facebook Administrator

  1. Respond to questions in our Facebook group
  2. Pull in interesting post that relate to genealogy


Volunteers to serve on committees and generally just to help are always welcome. The more help we have, the more we can get accomplished!

The Board of Directors and Officers meets via ZOOM on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 pm.

As you can see, there are opportunities available. Changes occur frequently. Participation can be very rewarding. If one of these opportunities sounds inviting to you, please contact us

” Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt