Federation of Genealogical Societies
was founded in 1976 and represents the members of hundreds fo genealogical societies.
The Federation of Genealogical
Societies links the genealogical community by helping genealogical societies strengthen and grow. To do this, FGS publishes
FORUM magazine, filled with articles pertaining to society management and genealogical news. FGS also publishes an extensive
series of Society Strategy Papers, covering topics about effectively operating a genealogical society.(http://www.fgs.org)