Executive Board

President (thru 2020):Tammy Patascher
Vice President (thru 2020):Susan Jones
Secretary (thru 2018):Rue Lyn Galbraith
Treasurer (thru 2018):Mary Rivers
Director (thru 2018):Shirley Besch
Director (thru 2019):Cinnamon Colson
Director (thru 2020):Dave Glogowski
Library Representative:Jennifer Huss

Meet your executive board!  These are the individuals working hard each month to deliver exceptional programming, leadership of our varied projects, and ensure your informed. (and the coffee!). 

Tammy Patascher


Tammy is a recent past Vice President of FGS and the current President.  She was born on Long Island in New York and is one of 7 children.  She received a Bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Hodges University.  Tammy is currently a member of APG and various genealogical societies.  She started her journey into genealogy to discover the roots of both of her grandmothers who were adopted, one in New York and one in Boston.

Susan Jones

Vice President

Susan’s path to genealogy started in 2007 soon after her retirement from Verizon Communications after 34 year career, where she worked in payment processing, accounting, and building and fleet maintenance.  She attributes the research skills she developed in these positions as preparation for genealogy research   She is a certified Florida Pioneer Descendant, and Researcher, and has served on the Florida State Genealogical Society Pioneer Committee as an application reviewer and committee chair. Susan is a 5th generation Florida native and a Tampa native.

Rue Lynn Galbraith


Mary Rivers


Shirley Besch


Cinnamon Colson


Dave Glogowski


Jennifer Huss

Library Representative

Pattie Shultz

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