Category: NGGN Information

New Position: Graphic Design Assistant


The NextGen Genealogy Network has a new position open on our Leadership Team.
We are looking for a volunteer Graphic Design Assistant who is experienced with Adobe.   Applicants must be motivated and enthusiastic about the NextGen mission.  Position duties will include designing promotional material and creating original graphics.  Attendance at a monthly Google Hangouts Leadership meeting is mandatory.

Any experience with Canva, WordPress and Zazzle is a bonus.

This is a great opportunity so don’t miss out!

If you are interested in joining us, please contact us at


OGS NextGen Meetup



The Ontario Genealogical Society Conference 2018 is being held June 1st-3rd in Guelph, Ontario and NextGen will be there!

Join us on Saturday June 2nd from 9-10pm  at the Fifty West Bar at Delta Hotels Guelph Conference Centre.

The hotel conference centre is located at 50 Stone Road W, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 0A9

Feel free to drop by and network with fellow young genealogists.  We would love to see you!


Volunteers for OGS needed!

The Ontario Genealogical Society Conference is being held June 1st-3rd in Guelph, Ontario and NextGen will be there!

We will have a booth in the Exhibitors Hall and we need your help to staff it.  Several members of the NextGen Leadership Team will be there to help, and volunteers will work shifts manning the booth. This is a great opportunity to spread the word about NextGen and meet lots of interesting new people.

If you are interested in volunteering or need more info, please email us at

We look forward to seeing you there!


Research Over My Shoulder

In this first installment of our new guest blog series #IamNextGen Spotlight, join Devon Lee Noel of Family History Fanatics as they launch the first episode of their new series ‘Research Over My Shoulder’.    In this YouTube series, the Fanatics will answer your questions about how to research your ancestors.

Future projects for the Family History Fanatics include a six part series featuring Winfield Underwood and the quest to figure out who his parents are.

Find Devon and her family online at Family History Fanatics and their YouTube Channel

Devon has been told she has so much energy and passion that it’s contagious.
She specializes in practical research, writing, and memory keeping. She has published over 60 books, including a memoir and four family history how-to books, including the popular A Recipe for Writing Family History.
With over 20 years experience in genealogy and 10 years as a journalist, Devon is a high energy speaker and lab instructor at local, state, national genealogy conferences and public libraries.
She’s a Texas Aggie with degrees in Marketing and Journalism. Currently, Devon is a home educator for five superheroes.