Amy is well known as the blogger of the We Tree Blog.Â We Tree was named one of Family Tree Magazine’s Top 40 Genealogy Blogs for 2010. About blogging, Amy says, â€œI use my blog to meet others, share my genealogy experiences, give advice and expand my research. I love genealogy blogging and teaching others to do the same.â€
Amy is the author of the popular weekly blog series “52 Weeks to Better Genealogy” and “Jump Start Your Genealogy Blog: 52 Ideas, 52 Weeks.” She has also written several articles and was a featured expert at Archives.com writing the article, Genealogy Resources at the Public Library.
Amy has Â a Master of Library and Information Science degree (MLIS) from San Jose State University, with a concentration in special libraries. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science with a minor in criminal justice. This background has given her a deep understanding of how information is organized and where to find it.
â€œI am a firm believer in the use of social media tools in genealogy. They are a great way to find the information you need or get connected with those who have it. Family History Expos is an advocate in the use of social media for genealogy research, which is why I am pleased to be part of the Expos team.â€
Amy is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the National Genealogical Society (NGS), the Texas State Genealogical Society, the California Genealogical Society Â as well as several regional and local societies.
Photo courtesy of Joan Miller, Luxegen Genealogy and Family History