Luana M. Darby, AG® is a professional genealogist, author, and consultant. She has a bachelor’s degree in Family History and Genealogy from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University. She received her accreditation in genealogy research in the U.S. Midwest States through the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen).
Luana has been actively involved in the genealogical field for over thirty years and specializes in Palatine German, US and Canadian, and western European research. She frequently travels to Europe for genealogical research onsite in archives and repositories. She is a frequent lecturer at local and national conferences and institutes. Luana has served as past president and director of the Utah Genealogical Association and currently serves on the board of the Association of Professional Genealogists and as a director of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and is an online adjunct faculty member of the Family History department at BYU-Idaho.