History of TGS
Tulsa Genealogical Society was established in 1965 and remains a vibrant society for area family historians and genealogists. We are a 501c(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization. Our organization promotes the collection and preservation of family genealogy for historical benefits. Membership year is from July 1 to June 30. TGS has rotating Board of Directors which includes a Member at Large. Listed below are the current 2023 – 2024 officers and chairs.
TGS Board Members
Society President: Dorothy Becknell
1st Vice President: Barbara Shirey
2nd Vice President: Cheryl Crosswell
3rd Vice President: Carol Ellis-Jones
Secretary: Elizabeth Mosier
Treasurer: Steve King
Member at-Large: Darrell Lewis
TGS MISSION STATEMENT
Tulsa Genealogical Society promotes family history research by providing educational and research opportunities plus community services to members and non-members. The Society assists distribution of and publishes genealogical and historical materials.
The purposes of this Society shall be educational; shall bring together interested persons for discussion and interchange of opinions and planning in the field of genealogy; shall study methods of research; shall assist interested persons in genealogical research and compilations; shall issue publications, assist distribution of genealogical material and historical data for the benefit of all interested persons; shall encourage establishment of genealogical departments and libraries; shall encourage the establishment of additional societies within the state; and shall assist donation of genealogical books, magazines, and appropriate papers and records to genealogical libraries.