Friday, November 22, 2019

Janet Elected to the APG Board of Directors

We received some very exciting news last week! Janet, the backbone of Family ChartMasters, was just elected to the board of directors for the Association of Professional Genealogists! Janet is thrilled, honored, and excited to have this incredible opportunity. 

Here's what the official press release said about Janet:  
Janet Hovorka (Utah), with her husband Kim Hovorka, owns Family ChartMasters, the official printers for every major genealogy software and database company. Janet has been a regular columnist for the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly since 2016 and is the author of the Zap The Grandma Gap book and 9 workbooks to help people connect with their family by connecting them to their family history. Janet received a bachelor's degree. in ancient near eastern history and a master's degree in library and information science from Brigham Young University. She is a past two-term president of the Utah Genealogical Association and teaches business and genealogy courses at Salt Lake Community College. She has presented hundreds of lectures all over the world to help people learn about their family's history.
And here's a little bit more about the APG:
The Association of Professional Genealogists (, established in 1979, represents more than 2,700 genealogists in various genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring, and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Its members come from all fifty U.S. states, Canada, and forty other countries. 

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