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We are a big organisation - and we rely on volunteers

The Society is held together by our many dedicated volunteers, including:- our Management Committee, various Sub-Committees, Appointed Positions, our team of Library Assistants and many others working behind the scenes... from typing and proof-reading each edition of the Western Ancestor, to checking book loans to members.
Any correspondence to Office Bearers etc. should be sent to the Secretary by Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
If you feel that you are able to assist in taking up a position in the FamilyHistoryWA team, please contact the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to make further enquiries. 

Office bearers 2021-2022

Management Committee - Elected 27 June 2021

To contact current office holders, please go to Society Contacts & use the email forms.

 President  Vacant
 Vice President  Deborah Harvey
 Vice President  Garth Walter
 Secretary  Wendy White  Treasurer  Neil Bradley
 Librarian  Edwina Shooter
 Liaison Officer  Garry Keath
 PR Officer
 Terri Usher (Acting)
 Publications Officer  Lyn Watt
 Committee Member  Garry Keath  Committee Member  Christine Harris
 Committee Member
 Robert Atkins
 Committee Member  Terri Usher


Appointed Positions - Committees & Convenors

 AFFHO Representative  Vacant
 Membership  Mal Dennett
 Archivist  Diane Foster  Membership Assistants Ric & Beth Smith and Heather Simon
 Awards  Robert Atkins
 Policy and Procedures  Robert Atkins
 Bookshop  Margaret Hickey
 Outside Speakers  Karen Tregenza
 Journal Editor  Mike Murray, LesleySilvester
 Periodicals  Lyn Watt
 Activities  Ian Simon
 Karen Lemnell, Lyn Watt
 eNews Editor
 Robert Atkins  Property  Ian Barnes
 Neil Bradley  Publications  Lyn Watt
 Grants Officer  Vacant
 Public Relations  Terri Usher (acting)
 Vacant  Research
 Sandra Rose
 Information Technology  Christine Harris  Legal Advisor (Hon.)
  Bruce Havilah
 Supplies Officer
 Lyn Watt
 Edwina Shooter
Treasurer Assistants Margaret Pike, Jenny Hodgson, Lyn Watt  Minutes Secretary
 Jan Howe


 Garry Keath
 Family History Centre SLWA
Volunteer Coordinator
 Marilyn Dimond
FHWA Library Volunteers
At FHWA Library, Unit 6, 48 May Street, Bayswater:  Library Volunteers are in attendance during Library Opening Hours

At The Genealogy Centre in the State Library of Western Australia, 1st Floor, Alexander Library Building, Perth Cultural Centre.

To find out more, have a look at FHWA at the Genealogy Centre page.

FHWA Volunteers on duty for genealogy enquiries: 9:30am - 1:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday -

Email: Genealogy Centre Volunteer Co-ordinator

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 August 2021 16:43

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