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GerSIG Leadership Team

Regional Coordinator for Germany
Alex Calzareth
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GerSIG Discussion List Director
John P. Lowens
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NALDEX/Gatermann Project Coordinator
Roger Lustig
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GerSIG Volunteer Coordinator
Renée Klish
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Responsibilities

Regional Coordinator for Germany

Alex is the JewishGen Regional Coordinator for Germany and the webmaster for the GerSIG website.

GerSIG Discussion List Director

Moderate Discussion Lists in accordance with JewishGen guidelines

NALDEX/Gatermann Project Coordinator

Responsible for additions to the GerSIG Name Adoption List InDEX (NALDEX) and Gatermann microfilm indexing projects

GerSIG Volunteer Coordinator

Renée is responsible for getting new volunteers involved with GerSIG projects as well as communicating with existing volunteers

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Biographies

Alex Calzareth, Regional Coordinator for Germany

Alex Calzareth is a genealogist focusing on Southwest Germany, the Czech Republic and Southern Italy who began researching his family roots twenty years ago. In 2016 he became one of GerSIG's directors and joined the board of JGS Long Island. Alex serves as webmaster for both organizations. Professionally he is a CPA working in commercial real estate in New York City.

John P. Lowens, GerSIG Discussion List Director

John Lowens lives in Point Lookout, New York

Roger Lustig, NALDEX/Gatermann Project Coordinator

Roger Lustig is the son of German Jews. His father, Ernst Lustig (z''l), began compiling vital-records databases over 35 years ago. Working with GerSIG and JRI-Poland, Roger continues this effort. He has visited various European archives and has transcribed over 100,000 vital records.

He studied statistics in college and musicology in graduate school, and now works as a data-analysis consultant and also as a genealogist. His experiences with difficult data and old handwritten sources have assisted his work with Jewish records.

Renée Klish, GerSIG Volunteer Coordinator

Renée Klish is a retired museum curator. Her undergraduate work was in journalism and her graduate work in art history/archaeology. As an art historian, she wrote a book on Art of the American Soldier, but now, her research skills are being utilized as a volunteer at the Holocaust Museum, and working on her own genealogical story.

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