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The Santa Clara County Historical and Genealogical Society SCCHGS) was formed  29 May 1957 as a nonprofit educational organization to:

Bylaws & Policies

Location & Hours

We are located in the Santa Clara Central Park Library, and our collection is available all hours that the library is open. See the Library web site here for location, directions, and hours.

Research Help

For research help, please use our on-line research form.

How To Contact Us

For questions about the Society you can email us directly at one of the addresses below.

Or you can reach us via postal mail:
     c/o Central Park Library
     2635 Homestead Road
     Santa Clara CA, 95051

Or phone us and leave your name and message at (408) 615-2986.

Board of Directors
President Dave McCready
First Vice President Betsy Shafer
Second Vice President Linda Sanders
Recording Secretary Nancy Moffett
Treasurer Bob Cloke
Librarian Jeff Moore
Santa Clara City Library Liaison Mary Boyle
Corresponding Secretary Madeliene Scheiman
Historian Lynn Penoyer
Volunteer Coordinator Sandy Sobie
FGS / CSGA Delegate Lynn Penoyer
Santa Clara Consortium Liaison Trina Gentry
Office Manager Fran Keeler
Library Committee
Committee Chair Jeff Moore
Periodicals Check In Lori Jedda
Periodicals Subscriptions & Exch. Betsy Shafer
Library - Special Projects Mary Hanel
Book Repair Susan McCall
New Arrivals List Roberta Rinde
Bulletin Boards Susan McCall
Periodical Binding VACANT
Membership Committee
Membership Chair Dave McCready
Membership Assistant VACANT
Database Manager Carl Reisinger
Sunshine Madeliene Scheiman
Program Committee
Program Chair Linda Sanders
Refreshments Betsy Shafer,
Marcia Holstrom,
Madeliene Scheiman
General Meeting Greeter Sandy Sobie
General Meeting Greeter Sharon La Bouff
Beginner’s Seminar Coordinator Pam Fujii
Beginner’s Seminar Instructor Dave McCready
Publicity Committee
Publicity Chair Donna West
Publicity Flyer Marcia Holstrom
Publicity Flyer Mailing Sue Fitzpatrick
Exhibits & Displays VACANT
Facebook Coordinator Diane Main
Research Team
Research Co-Chair Nancy Sutton
Research Co-Chair Janene Crawford
Special Interest Groups
DNA Coordinator Pat Burrow
DNA Pam Fujii
German Coordinator Kathleen Cahill
Publications Committee
Newsletter Editor Lynn Penoyer
Newsletter Website Columnist Ed Keelin
Newsletter Spotlight Columnist VACANT
Newsletter Mailing Coordinator Madeliene Scheiman
Newsletter Mailing Hobart Davis
Newsletter Mailing Cory Cochran
Newsletter Mailing Norma Rodrigues
Newsletter Mailing Virginia Tuft
Newsletter Mailing Diane Benedetti
Connections Editor Patti Ross
Connections Mailing Nancy Moffett
New Publications VACANT
Printing (stationery, badges, etc) Mary Boyle
Publication Requests mailing Trina Gentry
Indexer Coordinator Kathy Hill
Indexer Sterling Kinnell
Indexer Kim Money
Early Settlers Files Kathy Hill
Family Files Sharon McGill
Pioneer Certificates Marcia Holstrom
Special Projects Lynne Knight
Webmaster Jeff Moore
Library Consultants
   (Schedule is subject to change - check SCCHGS Calendar.)

Head Consultant Mary Boyle
Consultant - Monday 10:30-12:30 Betsy Shafer
Consultant - Tuesday 10:00-12:30 Nancy Moffett
Consultant - Tuesday 1:00-3:00 Donna West
Consultant - Wednesday 1:00-3:00 Sharon McGill
Consultant - Thursday 1:00-3:00 Don Brink
Consultant - Thursday 1:00-3:00 Josie Le Roy
Consultant - Thursday 10:00-3:00 Denice Kesterson
Consultant - Friday 1:00-3:00 Fran Keeler
Consultant - Saturday VACANT


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