Recent Blog Posts

bpl postcard
The Value of Open Public Records
Records and Repositories
Rate this blog entry:
10849762 815727755140585 6825543623968073505 n
MGC's NERGC Panel on Open Records: Citizens Can Make a Difference
General Legislation
Rate this blog entry:
How many deaths before the SSDI gets updated again?
Legislation Federal
Rate this blog entry:

MGC Blog Tag Cloud

funding award Death Master File S3432 NAPHSIS State archives volunteerism Senate Speakers open access Annual Seminar Henning Jacobson civil records Social Security Administration IGS New Hampshire Oklahoma SSDI State Library blog Society Showcase Legislative medical pedigree outreach Helen Shaw State House Melinde Byrne IAJGS New Jersey Alvie Davidson health history seminar DMF; SSDI; Tax Fraud; legislation Genealogy Georgia Archives 2012 Seminar threats to access Lame Duck Identity Theft Kate Auspitz diagnosis Vendors War of 1812 legislation Public Records Virginia online registration Jacobson v Massachusetts APG DMF Access legislation Virginia Education SSA introduction Health pedigree legislation Jan Meisels Allen Newsletter Stan Nyberg NERGC Rep. Richard Nugent (FL) Massachusetts Massachusetts Alfred DeMaria records access Ethnicity family medical history 2014 Seminar Jan Meisels Allen Annual Meeting Thomas MacEntee Instruction Randy Seaver ISJGS fraud HR295 Presenters Delaware Registration records access threats to access Elections Fred Moss Tax Fraud Richard Nugent FGS Conference NFOIC S1534 TIGTA audit Records Access 2012 HR3475 Rep. Michael Capuano (MA) pensions FGS volunteers DPH State legislation access inheritable disease FamilySearch Sharon Sergeant humane IRS Tennessee David Rencher Kenneth Ryesky SSA Annual Seminar closures budget SSDI Ancestry IAJGS records access APG Roundtable Sponsors Congress RPAC sysoon MGC Legal Genealogist Pennsylvania Michael J. Astrue FOIA Billie Fogarty Arkansas Tennessee Transparency Annual Meeting and Seminar mail forwarding archives NGS Civil Records Congress Richard McCoy legislators HR3475 public access budget cuts Judy Russell Vital Records Advocacy Public Records HR6205 identity fraud Rep. Sam Johnson (TX) Donna Holt Siemiatoski Teresa Scott Barbara Mathews Harold Henderson Records Access Rhode Island Mary Ellen Grogran NEHGS Presidential Citation Arkansas Advocacy communication New Hampshire smallpox DMF land records HR 295 Bruce Cohen Linda McCleary family traits Lou Szucs Programs Free FGS Federal RPAC Georgia Open Access Jan Alpert medical profile S-1534 Georgia


(Online donations available
after website update in 2016.)
MGC has been recognized as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3). Gifts of support are fully tax-deductible and donors will receive a written acknowledgement for tax purposes.

MGC Sentinel logo MGC Sentinel Logo

MGC Sentinel

Keeping Watch Over Massachusetts Public Records

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Team Blogs
    Team Blogs Find your favorite team blogs here.
  • Login
    Login Login form
Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in David Rencher
At 3:00 pm Thursday afternoon, 10 May 2012, in Cincinnati, Ohio, RPAC met at the National Genealogical Society’s annual convention. On behalf of MGC, I attended as a Massachusetts liaison. What is RPAC? The Records Preservation and Access Committee is a three-person panel with an advisory board. The three panelists are delegates from the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the National Genealogical Society, and the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies. About a dozen people sit as advisors, but the bulk of the work and the bulk of the strategy comes from the three panelists: David Rencher, AG, CG, the Genealogist at FamilySearch in Utah; Fred Moss from Texas; and Jan Meisels Allen from California. Together for many years they have provided advice to state genealogical societies whenever access or preservation issues arise. Last year they supported our efforts to stop a bill that would have closed records back to 1840. This...
Last modified on
Hits: 129866
Rate this blog entry: