Our History

1987   Dr. Raymond W. Brandt establishes Twinless Twins Support Group International™, TTSGI

1989   Dr. Brandt forms a Twinless Twins group at the Twins Association Conference in Denver, Colorado

1990 – 1999

 

1991   Dr. Brandt appears on the nationally syndicated “Sally” Show, hosted by Sally Jesse Raphael

1992   Dr. Brandt forms a Twinless Twins group at the Twins Association Conference in Atlanta, Georgia

1993   Dr. Brandt appears on the Morning Show in Cleveland, Ohio

Forms a Twinless Twins group at the Twins Association Conference in Memphis, Tennessee

1994   First conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Dr. Brandt works with Dr. Peter Whitmer on The “Inner Elvis,” providing insight into early twin loss

Dr. Brandt appears on 11 national television programs including:

Jane Whitney Show NYC

Maury Povich Show (twice)

Sally Jesse Raphael Show (twice)

“Sightings” documentary

“The Other Side” documentary

AM Philadelphia

Unsolved Mysteries

1995   Fort Wayne, Indiana Conference

TwinsWorld Magazine Premieres

1996   TTSGI develops its first website thanks to Rick Getchell

Fort Wayne, Indiana Conference

1997   Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois

1998   Annual Conference in St. Louis, Missouri

1999   Annual Conference in Memphis, Tennessee

2000 – 2009

 

2000   Annual Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio

2001   Dr. Brandt’s book Twin Loss is published Purchase Here

The death of Dr. Brandt

Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado

Miriam Brandt receives the first ever Dr. Brandt Memorial Award

Dena Stitt becomes President of TTSGI (2001-2006)

2002   Annual Conference in Detroit, Michigan

2003   Annual Conference in Delray Beach, Florida

Bessie Godfrey and Terry Walker receive the first ever Angel Awards

2004   Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois

2005   Annual Conference in San Francisco, California

2006   Annual Conference in Delray Beach, Florida

TTSGI debuts new website thanks to Linda Pountney

Rick Lemmon serves as President (2006-2007)

2007   Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas

Margaret Daffin serves as President (2007-2008)

2008   Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada

Renie Hallford becomes President of TTSGI (2008-2011)

2009   Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado

2010 – Present

 

2010   Annual Conference in Detroit, Michigan

2011   Annual Conference in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

Ray Boyle becomes President of TTSGI

2012   Launch of new TTSGI website, thanks to Matt Vierling and Becky Sehenuk

Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio

2013   Annual Conference in Los Angeles, California

2014   Annual Conference will be in Baltimore, Maryland

2015   Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee

2016   Annual Conference in Detroit, Michigan

2017   TTSGI name and logo trademarked

Annual Conference in Tucson, Arizona