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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 2019-2020

Management Committee - Elected 30 June 2019

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

 President Tony Turner
 Vice President  Christine Harris
 Vice President Geoff Brade
 Secretary  Wendy White  Treasurer  Neil Bradley
 Librarian  Edwina Shooter
 Liaison Officer  Gwyn Williams
 PR Officer
 Terri Usher
 Publications Officer  Lyn Watt
 Committee Member  David Phillips  Committee Member  Geoff Barber
 Committee Member
 Robert Atkins
 Committee Member  Margaret Pike


Appointed Positions - Committees & Convenors

 AFFHO Representative  Julie Martin
 Membership  Mal Dennett
 Archivist  Diane Foster  Membership Assistants  Jean Pearce, Ric & Beth Smith and Heather Simon
 Awards  Ian Barnes
 Operations  Robert Atkins
 Bookshop  Margaret Hickey
 Outside Speakers  Karen Tregenza
 Journal Editor  Mike Murray &
 Periodicals  Lyn Watt
 Activities Chris Marshall
 Policy and Procedures
 Robert Atkins
 eNews Editor
 Robert Atkins  Projects  Vacant
 Neil Bradley  Property  Ian Barnes
 Grants Officer  vacant  Publications  Lyn Watt
 Vacant  Public Relations
 Terri Usher
 Information Technology  Christine Harris  Research
 Stationery Officer
 Lyn Watt
  Legal Advisor (Honorary)
 Bruce Havilah
Treasurer Assistants Margaret Pike, Jenny Hodgson,
Lyn Watt
 Edwina Shooter
FHWA Volunteer

 Margaret Mansfield
 Minutes Secretary  Jan Howe
 WA Genealogy Centre @ SLWA 
  Volunteer Co-ordinator
 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 Sunday, 24 May 2020 11:23

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