Genealogical Society of South Brevard County Florida
Genealogical Society of South Brevard
Genealogical Society of
South Brevard
P.O. Box 786
Melbourne, Florida


The Genealogical Society of South Brevard (GSSB)  helps anyone interested in the study, discovery, and documentation of family history, lineage, and ancestry.  We are committed to provide literary, educational, and research opportunities, support and resources to our members and the public.  GSSB owns and operates an extensive genealogy research library in the Melbourne Public Library, where we provide monthly educational programs, workshops, seminars, and research classes.
The French & Canadian Heritage Society also operates under the GSSB as a Special Interest Group. 
There are many benefits to membership and we invite you to become a member of GSSB.

Operating Year: January - December 2021

President: Ms. Yolanda Lifter
Vice-President: Mrs. Diane Young
Recording Secretary: Mrs. Joyce Riley
Treasurer: Donna Rafanello
Board Members (Incl. Officers)
Bulletin, Website, Policy: Stan Barber
Correspondence/Programs: Mrs. Sue van Vonno
FaceBk/Flyers/French Canadian: Mrs. Peg Pappelardo
Finance / Treasurer: Donna Rafanello
Library Operations: Mr. David Bishop
Library Operations: Mr. Jim Sheldon
Library Operations: Ms. Bonnie Zimmer
Library Operations: Mrs. Sherry Yates
Member At Large: Pat Rosenthal
Member at Large: Ms. Leatha Bourne
Member At-Large: Ms. Eileen Donlan
Membership: Mr. John Graham
Online Store Manager: Mrs. Paula Davis
President / Programs: Ms. Yolanda Lifter
Records-Minutes / Secretary: Mrs. Joyce Riley
Tidbits: Mr. Doug Burnett
Vice President / Programs: Mrs. Diane Young
The Genealogical Society of South Brevard was founded in 1974, incorporated in 1980 as a Florida Not For Profit corporation, and has also been classified as a Not for Profit organization pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service code.

NOTICE:  Because the Genealogical Society of South Brevard, Inc. solicits donations as a Florida Non-Profit Organization, a copy of the official registration and financial information for the society (REGISTRATION NO. CH25181), may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling Toll-Free 1-800-435-7352 within the State of Florida or by visiting, or by using the online check-a-charity tool. State registration to solicit donations does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State of Florida. The Genealogical Society of South Brevard, Inc. receives 100% of all contributions and donations. 
GSSB is designated as a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation by the
U. S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and as such, contributions may be tax deductible