• Professional genealogical researcher, speaker and consultant specializing in Minnesota and the 19th Century

  • A member and speaker at the Minnesota Genealogical Society and Germanic Society 

  • A published author in the Minnesota Genealogist and the Germanic Genealogy Journal  

  • Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and APG Northland Chapter 


Current Positions

  • Vice President, MN Genealogical Society

  • Registrar Daughters of the American Revolution, Lake Minnetonka Chapter

  • Northland Chapter, Association Professional Genealogists

  • Education Committee member, MN Genealogical Society

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Association of Professional Genealogists

  • National Genealogical Society

  • Minnesota Genealogical Society

  • Minnesota Historical Society

  • Wisconsin Genealogical Society

  • Pierce County, Wisconsin Historical Society

  • New England Historic Genealogical Society


  • IGHR—Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Genealogy as a Profession, Samford University, June 2011

  • NIGR—National Institute on Genealogical Research, July 2011, National Archives, Washington, D.C.

  • Boston University—Certificate in Genealogical Research, Online Program, Spring, 2012

  • GRIP – Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh, Beneath the Homepage: Problem Solving with Online Repositories, July 2012

  • ProGen 17 – Professional Genealogy Study Group, September 2012 – February 2014

  • IGHR—Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Reading Gothic German Records, Samford University, June 2013

  • NGS – National Genealogical Society – American Genealogy: Home Study Course – Completion Certificate September 9, 2013

  • IGHR—Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Advanced Methodology & Evidence Analysis, Samford University, June 2015

  • GRIP – Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh, Mastering the Art of Genealogical Documentation, June 2016

  • GRIP – Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh, Irish Research, July 2017

  • IGSBGF – International Society for British Genealogy and Family History, British Institute, English Records, September 2017

Association Professional


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