Walt Knepper - Treasurer and Board Member

Walter R. Knepper, CPA, provided over 40 years of tax and business advisory services that range from start-ups, entrepreneurial businesses and public companies…

Thom Edlund - President of FEEFHS

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…

Rayanne Melick - Registrar and Board Member

Family history is Rayanne’s passion! Her particular interest is Eastern European history and research, which initially started because of the crazy family surnames…

Milan Pohontsch - Secretary and Board Member

Milan Pohontsch is a native German and Wend at the same time. He does genealogical research in both languages and has more than 15,000 hours of research experience…

Joe Everett - Board Member

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 - Board Member

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

Greg Nelson - Board Member

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…

Dave Obee - Board Member

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…

Camille Andrus - 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…