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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 Jeff Moore
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 Anita & Earl Bell
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 VACANT
Publicity Flyer Elizabeth McKeon
Publicity Flyer Mailing Sue Fitzpatrick
Exhibits & Displays VACANT
Facebook Coordinator Myra Brown
Research Team
Research Co-Chair Nancy Sutton
Research Co-Chair Janene Crawford
Special Interest Groups
DNA Coordinator Pat Burrow
German Coordinator Kathleen Cahill
Publications Committee
Newsletter Editor Lynn Penoyer
Newsletter Website Columnist Ed Keelin
Newsletter Spotlight Columnist VACANT
Newsletter Mailing Coordinator Pam Fujii
Newsletter Mailing Hobart Davis
Newsletter Mailing Norma Rodrigues
Newsletter Mailing Virginia Tuft
Newsletter Mailing Diane Benedetti
Connections Editor Patti Ross
Connections Mailing VACANT
Connections Assistant VACANT
New Publications VACANT
Printing (stationery, badges, etc) Mary Boyle
Publication Requests mailing Trina Gentry
Indexer Coordinator Kathy Hill
Indexer Sterling Kinnell
Indexer Kim Money
Indexer Deborah Logue
Indexer Denice Kesterson
Early Settlers Files Kathy Hill
Family Files Sharon McGill
Pioneer Certificates VACANT
Special Projects Lynne Knight
Webmaster Jeff Moore
Library Consultants
Head Consultant VACANT
Consultant - Monday 10:30-12:30 Betsy Shafer
Consultant - Monday 1:00- 3:00 Aline Garnier
Consultant - Tuesday Nancy Moffett
Consultant - Tuesday Judy Blanco
Consultant - Wednesday Sharon McGill
Consultant - Wednesday Michelle Pierce
Consultant - Thursday Jim Riley
Consultant - Thursday Josie Le Roy
Consultant - Thursday Denice Kesterson
Consultant - Friday Fran Keeler
Consultant - Saturday VACANT


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