Presenters-2022

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…

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…

Susan Weinberg - Genealogist

Susan…

Stephen Wendt - Professional Genealogist

Stephen Wendt is a professional genealogist and speaker. He founded Tree Tidings
Genealogy and assists global clients with their German, Prussian and Scottish…

Roger P. Minert - Professor emeritus of Family History

Roger P. Minert received his doctoral degree…

Rick Crume - Genealogist and Editor

A…

Owen M. McCafferty - Professional Genealogist

Nancy Loe - Professional Genealogist

After a long professional career in academic archives and genealogy libraries, Nancy Loe, MA,
MLS, launched her…

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 about 20,000 hours of research experience in…

Michał Petrus - Polish Citizenship Specialist

In 2014, Michał Petrus graduated from the Faculty of History at the Jagiellonian University (MA). His research interests are the history of religion and religiosity…

Lara Diamond - Professional Genealogist

Lara Diamond began researching…

Kinga Urbańska - Genealogist, Historian, Archivist

Kinga Urbańska is a genealogist, historian, archivist and the founder and co-owner of Your Roots in Poland - the most recognizable genealogical company in Poland.…

Katerina Sanders Schmidt - Genealogist

Katerina Schmidt is a Genealogist specializing in Polish research who recently completed an internship with the Family History Library and is working towards…

Julie Stoddard - Professional Genealogist

Julie Stoddard

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…

Jilline Maynes - German Research Specialist

Jilline Maynes has been involved in family history for over 20 years. Currently, she is a student of Family History at Brigham Young…

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…

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 …

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 - 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…

Daniel Horowitz - Presenter

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

Cynthia S. Jacobson - Family History Researcher

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…

Carolyn Schott - Professional Genealogist

Carolyn Schott has researched her German ancestors for more than 20 years, following their wanderings through Eastern Europe before arriving in the U.S. She is…

Brian Béla Schellenberg - Professional Genealogist

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…