San Joaquin Genealogical Society
The mission and purpose of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society is:
  • To promote interest in genealogy
  • To encourage the preservation of records and documents that have genealogical and/or historical value
  • To teach and promote accuracy in research
  • To provide community services related to genealogy

Operating Year: January - December 2017

Elected Officers
President: Sheri Fenley
Vice President: Jacqi Stevens
Treasurer: Chuck Wegner
Secretary: Marilyn Reineman
Appointed Officers
Director of Communications: Lee Wilkins
Director of Membership: Barry Wood
Director of Programming: Sherry Wegner
Historian: Sylvia Perez
Newsletter Editor: Vacant
Publicity: Susan Saunders-King
Webmaster: Kathy Ikeda
Committee Chairs
Historical Records Advisory: Sherry Wegner
Hospitality: Alice Malde
Library Volunteer Coordinator: Kathy Ikeda
Publications: Betty Mathis
Research Requests: Vacant
Special Projects: Betty Mathis

Meetings and Activities

Regular Membership Meetings

January through June and September through November
Third Thursday of the month
5:45 pm
Margaret K. Troke Branch Library
502 West Benjamin Holt Drive
Stockton, CA 95207

Each meeting begins with a short welcome and announcements, followed by a genealogy related program and and question and answer period. Short business meetings are occasionally part of the agenda. Refreshments are provided by member volunteers and are available before and after the meetings. Meeting are open to SJGS members and their guests, and to any member of the public who might be interested in joining.

Special Interest Groups

Our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) meet monthly, at times and locations decided upon by their members. Our current SIGs—open to SJGS members only—are:

  • British Isles Research
  • DNA
  • Writing Your Family History

If you're interested in participating in one or more SIGs, please send an email to

Monthly Genealogy Workshops

February through May and September through November
Third Saturday of the month
11:00 am
Margaret K. Troke Branch Library
502 West Benjamin Holt Drive
Stockton, CA 95207

These meetings are open to the public, and cover various topics of genealogical interest. Members of the SJGS are on hand to assist individuals and families with their genealogical research.