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.