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WSGS Annual Conferences

  1. May 31- June 2, 1985 Spokane, WA – Trails Through Our Past; hosted by Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
  1. May 30 - June 1, 1986 Kelso, WA – Bridging The Atlantic – David Curtis Dearborn; hosted by Lower Columbia Genealogical Society
  1. September 18-20, 1987 Seattle, WA – From Sea to Shining Sea – P William Filby; hosted by South King County Genealogical Society
  1. August 12-14, 1988 Yakima, WA – Hither and Yon and Over There – multiple speakers; hosted by Yakima Valley Genealogical Society
  1. October 13-15, 1989 Tumwater, WA – End of the Trail – multiple speakers; hosted by Olympia Genealogical Society
  1. May 3-6, 1990 Spokane, WA – Melting Pot – multiple speakers; hosted by Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
1991 Portland, OR – Annual Meeting in conjunction with NGS Annual Conference
  1. May 29-31, 1992 Everett, WA – America: Land of Opportunity – William H Schoeffler & Anita Cheek Milner; hosted by Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society
  1. May 14-15, 1993 Yakima, WA – Effective Leadership Training & Education – Fran Carter; hosted by Yakima Valley Genealogical Society
  1. 1994 – Exploring New Frontiers – Henry Z Jones & Judith Svoboda; hosted by Clark County Genealogical Society
  1. 1995 Yakima, WA – Problem Solving Strategy – Desmond Walls Allen; hosted by Yakima Valley Genealogical Society
  1. May 9-11,1996 Everett, WA – A New West: The Journey & Settlement; hosted by Sno-Isle Genealogical Society
     12.  July 11-12, 1997 Wenatchee, WA  – Generating Genealogy Through Technology; hosted by Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society
  1. June 26-27, 1998 Bellingham, WA – When There Were No Borders: Genealogy of the Northern Tier of Canada – Louise St Denis; hosted by WSGS Region 1 Gen Societies
  1. 1999 – Technology in Genealogy – hosted by The Echoes of the Past Archives
  1. April 15, 2000 Spokane, WA – How Did We Get Here? – Dr John Phillip Colletta; hosted by Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
2001 Portland, OR– Annual Meeting in conjunction with NGS Annual Conference
  1. June 21-22, 2002 Port Angeles, WA – Gateway to Genealogy – Shirley J Reimer; hosted by Clallam County Genealogical Society
2003 – Annual Meeting in conjunction with Tri-City Genealogical Society’s Autumn Conference: Trails & Heirs of Our Ancestors
  1. June 18-19, 2004 Kirkland, WA – Preserving Your Family’s Milestones – Sharon DeBartolo Carmack; hosted by Eastside Gen Society & South King Co Gen Society
  1. April 22-23, 2005 Yakima, WA – Seek  Search  Share – Gordon Remington; hosted by Yakima Valley Genealogical Society
  1. April 7-8, 2006 Olympia, WA – Invading The British Isles – John M Kitzmiller II; hosted by Olympia Genealogical Society
  1. April 13-14, 2007 Wenatchee, WA – Climbing Your Family Tree – Sharon DeBartolo Carmack; hosted by WSGS Region 8  Genealogical Societies
  1. May 16-17 2008 Mt Vernon, WA – Leaving Footprints: Past Present & Future; hosted by Skagit Valley Genealogical Society
  1. Sept 11-13 2009  Spokane, WA – Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak; hosted by Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
  1. Sept 17-18 2010 Chehalis, WA – Journey of Discovery – Diane Van Skiver Gagel; co-hosted by Lewis County & Lower Columbia Genealogical Societies
  1. Sept 16-17 2011 Richland, WA – Building Ancestral Bridges – Patricia Walls Stamm; hosted by Tri-City Genealogical Society
  1. Sept 7-8, 2012  Port Angeles, WA – Armchair Genealogy from the Pacific NW- Brian W Hutchison; hosted by Clallam County Genealogical Society
  1. June 28-29 2013 Yakima, WA – Researching Rare Apples on Your Family Tree – Bret Petersen;  hosted by Yakima Valley Genealogical Society
  1. August 15-16, 2014 Arlington, WA – multiple speakers; hosted by Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society
  1. June 26-27, 2015, Ellensburg, WA – David E. Rencher; hosted by Kittitas County Genealogical Society
  1. June 18, 2016, Tacoma, WA – Annual meeting in conjunction with Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society Spring  Seminar with Paula Stuart-Warren
  1. April 22, 2017, Yakima, WA -- Annual meeting in conjunction with Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Spring Seminar with Jay Fonkert.