D. Joshua Taylor Appointed President of the NYG&B

for Genealogy Roadshow

D. Joshua Taylor, the prominent genealogist, author, and lecturer, has been appointed President of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, effective February 1, 2016. He succeeds McKelden Smith, who is retiring after serving as its highly-regarded President of seven years.

Jeanne Sloane, chairman of the board of trustees of the NYG&B, said, “We are thrilled that Josh has accepted this position. He brings to the NYG&B dynamic energy and his well-known passion for the mission of genealogical societies in general. He has broad experience as an advanced researcher and riveting lecturer. Plus he has the expertise we require in the innovative use of technology in our field.”

Read the full press release here.

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One thought on “D. Joshua Taylor Appointed President of the NYG&B

  1. Susan Burgess

    We’re so happy and appreciative that Joshua Taylor excepted this position. What an absolute gift made to NYG&B! Thank you Joshua!!!! Welcome aboard!

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