"We promote attainable, high, and uniform standards of competence and ethics among genealogists through programs of outreach, publication, and education. We continue to publish, disseminate, and update these standards as appropriate, and collaborate with others who share this goal."
-BCG Mission Statement
*The words Certified Genealogist and designation CG are registered certification marks, and the designations Certified Genealogical Lecturer and CGL are service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by Board-certified genealogists after periodic competency evaluation, and the board name is registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.*