APH Vision, Mission & Goals

Our Vision

The Association of Personal Historians sets professional standards and provides professional development for the world's personal historians. APH promotes personal history around the world in the belief that the story of every person, family, community and organization is valuable and should be recorded and shared.

Our Mission Statement

The Association of Personal Historians supports its members in recording, preserving and sharing life stories of people, families, communities and organizations around the world.

Our Major Goals

  • Continue to improve APH's ability to thrive, through better communications, administration, operations, and financial stability.
  • Energetically market the concept of personal history, and APH as the premier professional organization.
  • Improve member services to increase the value we deliver to our members.


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