Walt Knepper - FEEFHS Treasurer

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 - 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…

Sharolyn Swenson - Researcher

Sharolyn Swenson began her love of family history after locating her birth mother by conducting a search of public records. After…

Rayanne Melick - FEEFHS Registrar

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 - 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…

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…

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…

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…