Presenters-2021

Valentina Nagy - Professional Genealogist

Valentina Nagy is a professional genealogist based in Budapest, Hungary. Historian by training, she considers family history as a case of “microhistory”,…

Thom Edlund - Senior Foundation Researcher

Thomas K. Edlund is a specialist in East European languages and manuscripts. As a professor of family and local history at Brigham Young University, he teaches…

Taieno K. Cook - Genealogical Research and Teaching Assistant at BYU

My name is Taieno Cook. I am a student at Brigham Young University studying family history as a major and Russian as a minor.

I got into genealogy poking…

Tadeusz Pilat - Professional Genealogist

Tadeusz was born in Silesia, Poland (previously Schlesien, Germany). He currently resides in eastern Poland and Germany. He pursued Library Studies at the…

Suzanne M. Trotter - Genealogist

Suzanne Trotter earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Family History and Genealogy at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo while concurrently earning her Bachelor’s in…

Susan Weinberg - Genealogist

Susan…

Roger P. Minert - Professor emeritus of Family History

Roger P. Minert received his doctoral degree…

Milan Pohontsch - FEEFHS President, Lecturer, Researcher

Milan Pohontsch is a native German and Wend at the same time. He does genealogical research in both languages and has about 20,000 hours of research experience in…

Lidija Sambunjak - Professional genealogist, APG member

Kory Meyerink - Genealogist

Kory L. Meyerink, MLIS, AG, FUGA. Master genealogist at AncestryProGenealogists, German research and colonial immigration specialist, past president of UGA,…

Joe Everett - FEEFHS Media contact, Researcher, Lecturer

Joseph B. Everett, MLS, AG is the Family History, Local History, and Microforms Librarian at the Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library. He is…

Joanne Sher - Researcher, Lecturer

Joanne M. Sher is a professional genealogist and historical researcher. Her specialities include Northeastern Minnesota, Northwestern Wisconsin, American-Jewish…

Jane Neff Rollins - Presenter

Jane Neff Rollins is a professional genealogist at Sherlock Combs Genealogy®. In addition to having 25+ years of personal research…

Greg Nelson - Researcher, Lecturer

Greg Nelson is the Content Strategy specialist for East Europe, Central Asia, India, and various US States at FamilySearch. His moonshot goal is to reconstitute all…

Gina Palmer - Professional Genealogist, researcher, transcriber

Gina Palmer, M.S., an American native of Germany, moved to the United States to attend college. As a young girl she helped her mother read and translate old German…

Fritz Juengling - European Research Specialist

Fritz Juengling, Ph.D., AGearned a BA in Secondary Education and a BA in International Studies German Emphasis, graduating with …

Ellie Vance - Geneaologist

Ellie graduated from Brigham Young University with a double major in Family History/Genealogy and Russian. While at BYU, Ellie completed a genealogical internship…

Edie Adam - Genealogists, newspaper writer and editor

Edie Adam’s ancestors were Germans in Lithuania, East Prussia, Poland, Ukraine and Russia — so far. Her parents emigrated separately to the USA in the early 1950s…

Dr. Janette Silverman - Geneaologist

Dr. Janette Silverman is a professional genealogist, heading a team of researchers specializing in Eastern European and Jewish research…

Dave Obee - Researcher, Lecturer

Dave Obee holds an honorary doctor of laws degree awarded by the University of Victoria, British Columbia, in recognition of his work as a journalist, historian and…

Daniel R. Jones - Professional Genealogist

Daniel R. Jones, AG,  is an accredited genealogist specializing in Germanic and Slavic research. Awarded a BA in Family History/Genealogy from…

Daniel Horowitz - Presenter

Dedicated to Genealogy since 1986, Daniel was the teacher and the study guide editor of the family history project…

Craig Siulinski - Genealogist, researcher, educator, writer

Craig Siulinski is an experienced educator and writer, as well as an avid researcher and genealogist. He holds a Master of Science degree in Education from Cal…

Charlotte Noelle Champenois - Professional Genealogist

Charlotte Noelle Champenois, originally from Allerød, Denmark, and a long-time resident of Utah, received her BA in genealogy (with an emphasis on German and Danish…

Ceil Jensen - Genealogist

I relished my professional career as a studio art and art history high school teacher. Eventually, I segued into integrating digital technology and developing a…

Camille Andrus - Genealogist and former FEEFHS board member

Camille, a Wisconsin native, earned a BA in Family History/Genealogy and a minor in German from Brigham Young University. She has conducted research on-site in…

Beth Taylor - Geneaologist

Beth Taylor, CGSM, works as a US/Canada Research Specialist at the Family History Library. She is a Board-certified genealogist (CG), holds a BA of…

Becky Adamson - Genealogist

Becky Adamson is an accredited Genealogist® for Scotland through ICAPGen and has been engaged in family history research for twenty years. She graduated from…

Banai Feldstein - Presenter

Banai is a professional genealogist based in Salt Lake City, Utah, specializing in Jewish and Eastern European research. She has…

Annette Adams - Presenter

As a native German from Hamburg, Annette takes immense interest in German genealogy, emigration and consulting others in discovering…

Angela Sinickas - CEO, Lithuanian Genealogy, LLC

With four grandparents born in different parts of Lithuania and baptized in two different religions, Angela has learned a great deal about resources available in…

Aleksandra Kacprzak - Geneaologist

Aleksandra Kacprzak is a genealogical…