Claire V. Brisson-Banks, BS, MLIS AG® is the Owner of Timeless Genealogies, a provider of ancestral and forensic research services.
Her personal areas of expertise in connection with Genealogy and Family History are Technology Advances, Social Media, US, Canadian, England, Scotland, Brick Walls with an “added emphasis” in working with and Involving Youth in Family History and Genealogy. She has additional research consultants who specialize in other areas around the world which allows for worldwide research services.
She is Accredited in England and Mountain States Research, and is the author of “The Social Media Guide for Ancestral Research: Using Web 2.0 Strategies.” She writes for multiple publications and blogs, is published in the Library Journal and assisted with the development of multiple pages in the FamilySearch Research Wiki concerning “Youth”, U.S. and the U.K. Wiki pages.
She lectures on a variety of topics connected to libraries, genealogy, family history, youth and technical computer skills. Her lecturing has taken her across the United States, and overseas to England and Australia.
She is a Trustee for ISBGFH (International Society for British Genealogical Family History). Due to her current educational commitments, she is on leave from many of the genealogical groups she has helped throughout the years.
In the academic field, she was an Adjunct Professor at Stevens-Henager College and taught various courses connected with Computer Information Science and is a past Adjunct Professor at Family History Online Courses for BYU-Idaho. Claire is active in the genealogical, academic and library communities and organizations. She loves spending time with her family, reading and enjoying a good movie.