Over twenty five years of research experience, primarily in Kentucky and surrounding states including Ohio and Michigan.  Gaining experience in German records-particularly West Prussia/Poland.


Completed the following courses at the Institute for Genealogical and Historical Research (IGHR):  Intermediate Genealogy & Historical Studies, Advanced Methodology, Intermediate German, Advanced German and Researching in the South-VA, MD, SC, NC, TN, Understanding Land Records.

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP):  Practical Genetic Genealogy

DAR-Genealogy Education Programs successfully completed include:  GEP 1- Introduction to Genealogy Research for DAR Applications; GEP II – Applying Genealogy Research Techniques to DAR applications; GEP III – Advanced Techniques for Resolving Problems Lineage or Service on DAR Records.

Conferences include: National Genealogy Society (NGS), Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), Ohio Genealogical Society Seminars, Kentucky Genealogical Society Workshops and Seminars, Rootstech-2019 and 2020.

Organizations:  Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), NGS, KGS, DAR, VGS and other local genealogical societies.

Presentations:  “What good are Census Records” – June 2017. Kentucky Tax Lists, Beginning DNA, Genealogy 101

Programs:  Coordinating/Leading a DNA Interest Group, DNA Book Club-‘Genetic Genealogy In Practice’ by Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne, DIG, 6 month beginning DNA Zoom group- 2021

Researcher for Kentucky Ancestors  – television program throughout Kentucky.  Season 2 will begin airing early 2022.