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Genealogical Research Experience

  • Certified Genealogical Record SpecialistSM since 1994
  • Professional genealogical research since 1991
  • Family genealogist and historian since 1978
  • Completed NGS Basic Home Study Course
  • Completed five sessions at the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research (IGHR) at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala.
      Advanced Methodology
      Professional Genealogist
      Native American Research in the Southeast
      Writing and Publishing for Genealogists
      Understanding Land Records
      For Land's Sake! Advanced Analysis and Platting
  • Completed a session of the National Institute of Genealogical Research (NIGR), Washington, DC
  • Attends one or more national genealogical conference each year

Recent Trainer & Lecturer Experience

  • Certified Genealogical LecturerSM since 1998
  • Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Conference, 2002, 2003, 2005
  • National Genealogical Society Conference 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research, Birmingham, Alabama, Adjunct faculty, 2002, 2003, 2005
  • Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, 2003, 2005, 2006
  • RIGS Alliance Workshop, 2002-2006
  • Numerous engagements at local genealogical and historical societies

Publishing and Editing Experience

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