Christy Fillerup Appointed APGQ Managing Editor

The following was received from APG:

The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) has appointed Christy Fillerup of Salt Lake City, Utah, as managing editor of its quarterly publication, Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ). APGQ has served the genealogy community since 1979 with staff-written and contributed articles covering all aspects of the profession.

Christy Fillerup serves as director of the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. She is a member of the board of directors for the Utah Genealogical Association, and is a past editor of its Crossroads magazine. In 2007 she founded the Transitional Genealogists Forum, an email-based group for genealogists aspiring to become professionals. She is a graduate of the ProGen study group program and is taking the English track of the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.

As managing editor, Fillerup will be responsible for the overall production of the APGQ, in keeping with the magazine’s high-quality style and compelling content. She will work with layout editor Matthew Wright and will coordinate content with APG eNews editor Phyllis McLaughlin.

“We welcome Christy and are excited about the ideas and expertise she will bring the APGQ,” said Kenyatta D. Berry, president of APG. “We look forward to working with her as the publication continues to grow and benefit our members.”

“APGQ is a go-to publication for professional genealogy,” said Fillerup. “I’m looking forward to working with the team and the contributing writers to further the relevance and timeliness of its content.” Fillerup is excited to publish a quality quarterly. She is particularly looking forward to including content from new voices as well as experienced ones. If you are interested in writing for the APG Quarterly please contact Christy directly at editor@apgen.org.

For more information on APGQ, see www.apgen.org/publications/index.html .

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (www.FamilyRootsPublishing.com), writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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