International German Genealogy Partnership

IGGP Award Recipients

The IGGP recognizes individuals whose contributions to the field of German genealogy research have been of lasting assistance. These awards are given during the international conference, starting with the first in 2017.
 
2017 awards, presented in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
 
  • IGGP Ambassador to Dirk Weissleder for co-founding, promoting and representing the International German Genealogy Partnership on an international level
  • Lifetime Achievement award (Now the Shirley Riemer Award) to Shirley Riemer for her significant contributions over her lifetime to the German Genealogy Community
  • Most Valuable Person award to Kent Cutkomp for his service as one of the co-founders of the International German Genealogy Partnership and as co-chair of the first IGGP Conference
  • Excellence in Service award to Marion Rainey and Brad Colman In recognition for creating the extremely valuable www.MeyersGaz.org website for the German genealogy community
2019 Awards, presented in Sacramento, California, USA
 
  • IGGP Ambassador to Kim Ashford for co-founding, promoting and representing the International German Genealogy Partnership on an international level
  • Shirley Riemer Lifetime Achievement award to Roger Minert for his significant contributions over his lifetime to the German Genealogy Community
2019 conference volunteer awards:
  • MVP for "Action-Oriented Leadership" to Rick Hanson
  • Outstanding Volunteer Leadership to Bonnie Cosgrove
  • Outstanding Publicity Efforts to Edie Adam
  • Presenter Team Leader with Boundless Energy to Amy Chidester
  • Admiral Who Steered the SVEA (Sponsor, Vendor, Exhibitor, Advertiser) Ship to Del Ritchhart