(Nominated by Darrell Jackson, President, and presented to David by Darrell at the MoSGA Annual Conference, 13 August 2010.)
The President’s Award for 2010 is given to David Sapp. David has ably served MoSGA as an officer for the past 13 years. He was:
1. Second Vice President 1998 to 2002;
2. On Nominating Committee 2002 to 2003;
3. First Vice President 2003 to 2004;
4. President 2004 to 2006;
5. Publications Director 2006 to 2008; and
6. Treasurer 2008 to 2010.
He volunteered to take on the major job of chairing the Host Committee for the National Genealogical Society Family History Conference held in Kansas City in 2008.
David is active in his local society, the Genealogical Society of Central Missouri, where he has held offices and written publications, including a transcription of the 1821 tax list for Boone County and a history of Wilton in Boone County.
He is also active in other organizations that share interests with the genealogical community. He has led the efforts to place and preserve historic buildings on the grounds of the Boone County Historical Society’s museum. He is member of the board of directors of the Friends of the Missouri State Archives.
In all his service to MoSGA David Sapp has not just served but has served with high distinction, working hard, expending great effort to do things correctly, and holding all around him to high standards in carrying out MoSGA’s mission to promote genealogy, educate genealogists, and foster statewide communication among genealogists and genealogical organizations. He has truly been a mainstay of our association. It is a pleasure to present this award to David Sapp.
Congratulations to David on receiving this well-deserved award!