Presenters-2022

Thom Edlund - FEEFHS President, Lecturer

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 - FEEFHS Secretary, Lecturer

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 - 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…

Jilline Maynes - German Research Specialist

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 …

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 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…