ProGen is pleased to congratulate the two newest NGS Fellows, our own Julie Potter Miller and Claire Mire Bettag. Julie was the mentor for ProGen 24 and Claire was the mentor for ProGen 11.
From the NGS Press Release dated 6 May 2016:
Fellowship in the National Genealogical Society recognizes a valued servant of the NGS. This year’s Fellow was presented to Julie Miller, CG of Broomfield, CO and Claire Mire Bettag, CG of Washington, DC.
Miller served on the NGS Board from 2006 to 2014, as a director 2006 to 2010 and as vice president 2010 to 2014. She chaired the NGS conferences in 2010 in Salt Lake City, 2012 in Cincinnati, and currently serves as chair of the NGS conference committee.
Miller is a frequent speaker at the annual NGS conference and at state and regional conferences around the country. She has shared her knowledge with others with uncommon clarity and insight. A professional genealogist with more than thirty-five years of experience, she has been board-certified since 2005. NGS is pleased to recognize her high level of achievement and contribution to the Society by declaring her a Fellow of the National Genealogical Society.
Bettag served as vice president of NGS from 2000 to 2002, co-editor of the National Genealogical Society’ Quarterly from 2003 to 2005 and has served on the NGSQ editorial board for many years. She is the former director of the National Institute on Genealogical Research at the National Archives (now the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records). She has been board-certified since 1997.
Bettag has lectured at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the National Genealogical Society Conference in the States, and other conferences around the United States. She was the mentor for the 2011 Professional Genealogy study group. NGS is pleased to recognize her high level of achievement and contribution to the Society by declaring her a Fellow of the National Genealogical Society.