Born in Rhode Island, Claire has lived in a variety of locations throughout the world with Missouri currently being her home.
After raising a large family, she returned to education and completed her BS, MLIS and two AGs to further her career as an academic educator and an in depth ‘genealogy’ and ‘family history’ researcher, lecturer and instructor. She is currently working on her Ph.D. out of Grand Canyon University.
She devotes much of her time in the fields of leadership, management, technology, genealogy, family history, forensics, librarianship and education in a multiplicity of avenues while staying on top of the latest advances in each field.
MoSGA Annual Genealogical Conference
Columbia, MO, 10-11 August 2018
"Social Media Tools"
2008 - 2010
San Jose State University, California
Family History-Search and Rescue
Tulsa, OK 28 April 2018
"Let the Rescue Begin"
"Breaking Down Brick Walls"
"Genealogy, Social Media & Youth"
TVGS Spring Seminar
Huntsville, Alabama, 21 April 2018
"Scotland Research Strategies"
"England, the Quest for English Ancestors"
"Wales: On-Line Resources" "New England Ancestors"
International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
Accredited Genealogist: England: 2008-2023
Accredited Genealogist: Mountain States: 2012-2022
Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy
"Foundations in Forensic Genealogy"
"Advances in Forensic Evidence Analysis"
Roger Williams University, Rhode Island
B.S. Computer Information Systems with honors
ISBGFH Winter Webinar
International Society of British Genealogy & Family History: 7 February 2019
"Getting the Most Out of Your British Research At the FHL"
2019 - ?
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona