To promote an interest in genealogy; to encourage and instruct members in the art and practice of genealogical research.
To maintain and elevate genealogical standards; to stress the importance of accuracy in research through careful documentation.
To locate, preserve, and index public and private genealogical records and make such records available to members and the general public.
To assist and support any genealogical library which is open to the public.
To publish a quarterly magazine and any other publications directed by the membership.