C. Ann Staley, CGSM, CGLSM, is a lecturer, instructor, consultant and trip leader. Raised in Mobile, AL, Ann has been researching her family since 1980 from Alabama, Mississippi, and Virginia to France, England, and Germany. She is the Vice-President of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, on the faculty of The National Institute for Genealogical Studies, and has been an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists since 2000. As Education Chairman of the Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. in Jacksonville, FL, Ann developed and has taught the Beginning and the Intermediate Genealogy Courses since 1995.
Rorey Cathcart is a lecturer and professional genealogist at The Who Hunter LLC based in Charleston. Research specialties include South Carolina, Southern States and Irish Heritage.
Deena Coutant is passionate about creating family legacies that connect the past, present and future generations, through stories, photos or by uncovering the DNA of those ancestors who were previously lost to history.
D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS is a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher and a frequent speaker at family history events across the globe. Passionate about family history, Joshua is the President of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society (NYG&B) and also serves the genealogical community as President of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)
Jean Wilcox Hibben; PhD, MA, CG, is the Director of the Corona Family History Center and a Board Member of the Assoc. of Professional Genealogists (and Past-President of the So. Calif. Chapter). She served as lead researcher on the PBS television program Genealogy Roadshow in 2013.
Drew is an Assistant Librarian with the Academic Services unit of the University of South Florida (USF) Tampa Library and has taught graduate-level courses in genealogical librarianship and indexing/abstracting.