Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Speaker Profile: Barbara Leak

Please welcome Barbara Leak as a speaker at Family History Day at the California State Archives.

Barbara Leak has more than 25 years experience as a genealogy researcher and educator, having presented genealogy and local history programs to audiences ranging from third-graders to senior citizens.

She has lectured at conferences and workshops sponsored by the National Genealogical Society, Federation of Genealogical Societies, and numerous libraries and societies throughout northern California. She is a former president of the Genealogical and Historical Council of Sacramento Valley, past president of the Placer County Genealogical Society, and a California State Genealogical Alliance Distinguished Service Award recipient.

With a professional background in business administration, Barbara demonstrates a practical approach to research in a presentation style that enlightens her audiences.

Barbara Leak will be presenting Conducting Original Research.  Good genealogy is founded on documented research in historical records. This class provides an overview of twelve types of historical records most commonly used in family history research.

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posted by Denise H. Richmond

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