About TGSA

The Tejano Genealogy Society of Austin (TGSA), a 501(C)3 was first established in 1977 as the Sociedad Genealógica de Austin. The purpose of TGSA is to foster excellence in genealogy through educational programs and projects that preserve, produce and disseminate knowledge of genealogical or historical value.

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President Maria Solis
Vice President Melva Codina
Recording Secretary Sue Ellen Jeffers
Corresponding Secretary Minnie Wilson
Treasurer Yolanda Alemán




  • Assist with genealogical research
  • Promote authors who write about Hispanic history
  • Promote awareness of Hispanic history in schools and in our communities
  • Facilitate learning by hosting and attending genealogy conferences, historical events, arranging  for speakers and  presentations
  • Continue to promote the awareness of the Tejano Monument on the grounds of the State Capitol as a symbol of Hispanic contributions to the State of Texas.