Doris Cline Ward
Doris Cline Ward received the award for her work with the Old Buncombe Genealogical Society. As a supporter of the Society, she edited its newsletter, which reaches 40 states, edited the two volume Heritage Books of Buncombe County, helped create an impressive genealogical library, served in four elected offices, and presented many programs across the region. She served as the Society’s president and a delegate to the Federation of Genealogical Societies in the USA. She also edited many family histories for individuals through her Ward Publishing Company.