Member Spotlight: Cath Madden Trindle

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One of the high points of the February 27, 2010 meeting of the California State Genealogical Alliance held at the CGS Library was the presentation of The President’s Citation award to Cath Trindle by Alliance President Sue Roe.

Cath Madden Trindle, CG, is a first generation Californian who owned a bookkeeping consultation business for thirty years. She earned a Certificate of European Research from BYU and a Certificate in Genealogical Studies – Librarianship from the National Institute of Genealogical Studies.

In addition to being a national conference speaker, Cath is an active administrator for three genealogical societies. She is currently Treasurer of the Federation of Genealogical Societies. She heads up Special Projects for the California State Genealogical Alliance and is a regular contributor to their newsletter. As Publication Chair for the San Mateo Coutny Genealogical Society, she has edited the San Mateo County Naturalization Index Series, the Schellens indexing project, and coauthored their Tree Climbing Guides.

She has been a member of the California Genealogical Society since 2006.

Cath will be making three presentations at the upcoming FGS Conference “Rediscovering America’s First Frontier” August 18-21, 2010, in Knoxville, Tennessee. The conference is co-sponsored with the East Tennessee Historical Society and Kentucky Historical Society.

Cath’s award states:

President’s Citation Award to Cath Madden Trindle for her many contributions to CSGA, the genealogical community as CSGA Treasurer, Special Projects Chair, Speaker and as a positive example of CSGA Member dedication. Presented by the California State Genealogical Alliance, Susan M. Roe, President, 27 February 2010.

Congratulations, Cath!

Photographs by Kathryn M. Doyle, Oakland, California, 2/27/2010.

Copyright © 2010 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library