The AJGS Committee

This committee was elected at the AGM on October 30, 2022.
President: Barbara Simon
Vice-President: Dani Haski
Treasurer: Barbara Simon
Secretary: Kym Morris
Committee members: Rob Schey, Jeanette Tsoulos, Sarah Vorscheimer


The AJGS organising committee meets regularly to discuss matters affecting members, to organise workshops and events and to ensure the smooth running of your society. The responsibilities of the committee are governed by the constitution adopted at the 2018 AGM. You can download a copy of the constitution by clicking on the icon opposite.

If you are interested in getting involved on the AJGS organising committee, elections are held once a year, at the AGM. Any financial member may nominate to join the committee.

AJGS is a member of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, for which we pay an annual affiliation fee, and we benefit from their access to information and their new initiatives. We are also affiliated with the New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies.


Model Constitution

Click the icon to download the model constitution.


As at March 2018

The Australian Jewish Genealogical Society (AJGS) is a not-for-profit organisation which exists to encourage an interest in Jewish family history and to provide resources which will assist both members and non members to trace their own genealogies.


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AJGS will endeavour to correct any inaccuracies reported in any information stored on the website in a timely manner.