Saturday June 6, 2015
IOOF Hall, 520 Dana Street, San Luis Obispo
Session 1 begins at 12:15 Session 2 begins at 1:45
Session 1: What's Up with DNA Testing? by Cheryl Storton
Cheryl Storton began researching her family in the 1980s and has been hooked on genealogy ever since. Her adventures in DNA testing began in 2005 when she used mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) to answer a genealogical question. This July she will attend the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) for the week-long course, “Practical Genetic Genealogy.” She is a graduate of the ProGen Study Program and the National Institute of Genealogical Research (NIGR) in Washington D. C. She has spoken at the Southern California Genealogical Jamboree, Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society, and the Ventura County Genealogical Society. A survivor of the “Advanced Methodology and Evidence Analysis Course” taught by Elizabeth Shown Mills at the Institute for Genealogical and Historical Research (IGHR), Cheryl is also member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the National Genealogical Society.
Session 2: Step Up Your Genealogy Through Social Media! by Mary Adler Hansen
Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, known as social media, are full of helpful tips and up-to-date information for today's genealogist. This presentation will demonstrate some of the abundant resources available through social media. Enhance your genealogy by using this incredible wealth of information!
Mary Adler Hansen is a native of San Luis Obispo. Mary is the current SLOCGS Social Media Chair, a member of the publicity committee and Writing Group I. She serves as the SLOCGS historian.
Save the date: March 6, 2016
Our 30th Annual All-Day Seminar!
Genealogy Quest: Moving Forward Into Our Past
More information to come!