2017 Family History Conference Featured Speakers

Cyndi Ingle

Cyndi Ingle is the owner and creator of the award-winning website, Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet (www.cyndislist.com), a categorized index to more than 335,000 online resources.
Paul Milner picCyndi, a genealogist for more than thirty-six years, is a past member of the board of directors of the National Genealogical Society and a member of several local and professional genealogy organizations. She is the author of three books for genealogical research on the Internet and a well-known guest lecturer.

Janet A. Alpert, FNGS

Janet “Jan” Alpert is a former president, board member, and conference chair for the National Genealogical Society. A long-time genealogist, she lectures on the importance of using DNA to solve genealogical problems.

Bruce Buzbee

Bruce Buzbee is the founder and CEO of RootsMagic, Inc., a genealogical software company that has just celebrated its thirtieth birthday. Trained as an electrical engineer, Bruce began to write software programs in the 1980s. By the 1990s, he had turned his attention to genealogical software, and about twenty years ago, RootsMagic was born out of earlier programs.

Bob Goode

Bob Goode is the information systems director of the St. Louis Genealogical Society and the leader of the society’s Web/Tech team. A former history teacher, he lectures, teaches classes, and writes a “Web Resources” column for the society’s Quarterly journal. In addition, Bob is a co-leader of the society’s annual research trip to Salt Lake City.

Ilene Murray

Ilene Murray has been a featured speaker at local conferences and has taught genealogy and computer classes throughout the St. Louis area. Ilene is the StLGS publications director, the editor of News ‘n Notes, (the society’s monthly newsletter), and co-leader of the society’s annual research trip to Salt Lake City. She is the author of University City, Missouri, Its People and Events, 1906–1931.

Carol Whitton, CG

Carol Whitton, CG, speaks and writes on German research, U.S. migration, and other genealogical topics. She serves as projects director for StLGS and is the leader of the society’s German Special Interest Group. Carol is a graduate of the Germanic Family History Research class at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the National Institute for Genealogical Research, and the Virginia Institute for Genealogical Research and was the co-leader of the society’s 2013 St. Louis Research Institute–Germany.


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