User:Dwsmith2

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Position[edit | edit source]

I am a wiki volunteer, handling broken and double redirects and also moderating Alabama, United States Genealogy and Central America countries. I also serve on the wiki's community council.

I am a former user guidance intern with FamilySearch's User Guidance Unit, working there from November 2013 to August 2014.

Biography[edit | edit source]

I graduated from Brigham Young University in August of 2012 with my bachelor's in philosophy. I am in BYU's public administration program (MPA).

Family History Experience[edit | edit source]

I am a family history hobbyist and amateur. I research mainly in the southeastern United States.

I have given the following presentations:

  • ICAPGen, November 2013 (Provo, Utah)
    • "Engaging Young Single Adults in Family History"
  • UGA, April 2014 (Woods Cross, Utah)
    • "FamilySearch Wiki Collection Articles"
    • "Writing a Quality Family History"
  • BYU, July 2014 (Provo, Utah)
    • "Writing a Quality Family History"
    • "Engaging Young Adults in Family History"
  • RootsTech 2015
    • "Google Searching and Genealogy Research"


Updated 22 February 2015