Qualifications

EDUCATION following ten years of research on my own families…

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, 23-27 January 2012, Angela McGhie et al., “Advanced Research Practicum” — certificate

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, 10-14 January 2011, Tom Jones, CG, “Advanced Genealogical Methods” — certificate

Samford University Library Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, June 2010, Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, “Advanced Genealogical Research” certificate

Samford University Library Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, 14-19 June 2009, Elissa Powell, CG, “Professional Genealogy” — certificate

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, 12-16 January 2009, Tom Jones, CG, “Skill-Building for Professional-Level Research” — certificate

Board for the Certification of Genealogists Education Fund 2008 Workshop, 13 May 2008, Kansas City, Missouri, Tom Jones, CG, “Genealogical Documentation,” and Barbara J. Mathews, CG, “Evidence Evaluation”

Transitional Genealogists Study Group, monthly reading and on-line discussion of NGS Quarterly or comparable article, since February 2008

ProGen Study Group, monthly reading, exercise with peer-group feedback, and on-line discussion of relevant chapters in the book Professional Genealogy, since April 2008.

WRITING EXPERIENCE

Illinois Times (Springfield), 1977-1985

Chicago Reader, 1985-2007

Planning magazine, 1987-    , monthly book reviews

Books: Seizing the Day (1983), Catalyst for Controversy (1993), Let’s Kill Dick and Jane (2006)