Aug 30, 2022

New Board of the International Confederation for Genealogy and Heraldry (CIGH) Elected

The following press release is from the International Confederation for Genealogy and Heraldry (CIGH):

Cambridge. On August 17, 2022, the General Assembly of the Confédération Internationale de Généalogie et d`Héraldique (CIGH) elected a new board of the International confederation. The representatives of the CIGH met on the occasion of the 35th International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences in Cambridge, England (see: The CIGH represents as umbrella organization the internationally organized genealogical-heraldic world family, which organizes and promotes the international exchange between associations and institutes for the promotion of genealogy (family history research) and heraldry (heraldry).

Re-elected as president of the CIGH was Dr. Pier Felice degli Uberti (Italy). The three vice-presidents are Manuel Pardo de Vera y Díaz (president of the Royal Nobility Society RHAE), Dirk Weissleder (president of the Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft genealogischer Verbaende DAGV) and Valérie Arnold-Gautier (president of the Fédération Française de Généalogie FFG). Dr. Giorgio Cuneo (Italy) is the new general secretary, as successor of Dirk Weissleder (in office since 2019). Dr. Manuel Ladron de Guevara from Spain was elected as the new treasurer. (For more information about the whole international board see

The CIGH board of the world confederation regularly exchanges ideas via electronic media and meets in person every two years at the 36th International Congresses of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences. The next worldwide family meeting is scheduled September 24-28, 2024 in Boston, USA (see:

The new CIGH Board of Directors 2022 – 2026 (from left to right): Dr. Manuel Ladron de Guevara (Treasury, Spain), Dr. Giorgio Cuneo (General-Secretary, Italy), Dirk Weissleder (Vice-President, Germany), Pier Felice degli Uberti (President, Italy), Valérie Arnold-Gautier (Vice-President, France), Manuel Pardo de Vera y Díaz (Vice-President, Spain)

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