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Lorraine L. Bourne

Lorraine L. Bourne

Lorraine has a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Family History and a minor in Business Management. She successfully led teams of genealogists in research for Reba McEntire and Tim McGraw on NBC's TV show, "Who Do You Think You Are?"

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Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Sharon is a Certified Genealogist with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction Writing. She is the author of sixteen books and hundreds of articles, essays, columns, and reviews. Sharon specializes in U.S., Irish, and Italian genealogical research.

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Karen Clifford

Karen Clifford

Karen is an Accredited Genealogist Professional credentialed in Mountain West, Midwestern, and Mid-South regions. She has served as president, vice-president, vice-chair, commissioner and on numerous committees of a wide range of genealogical organizations.

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Janet Hovorka

Janet has a Bachelor of Arts in Ancient Near Eastern History and a master's degree in Library and Information Science. She and her husband own Family ChartMasters, the official printer for most genealogy software companies, and she writes the award winning The Chart Chick blog.

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Kelly R. Summers

Kelly R. Summers

Kelly is an Accredited Genealogist who has been engaged in genealogy research for more than 25 years and has taught genealogy to over 1000 university students. She has special expertise in Spanish paleography 17th -20th century, Catholic, Lutheran, notarial, probate and naturalization & citizenship records.

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