Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy is pleased to announce that Debbie Parker Wayne, CG (sm) will be a guest speaker at the Forensic Genealogy Institute, October 25-27, 2012, in Dallas, Texas. The topic of Debbie’s lecture will be Forensic Techniques for Genetic Genealogy.
Debbie is a full-time genealogist experienced using laws and DNA analysis, as well as more traditional techniques, for genealogical research. She previously worked in the computer industry doing support, training, programming, and Web design. Debbie is a Trustee for the BCG Education Fund, a board member and Advocacy Committee Chair of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), president of the Lone Star Chapter of APG, and the Texas State Genealogical Society’s DNA Project Director. Debbie has completed many courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), including advanced methodology courses at both institutes and the Advanced Law Library and GovDocs course at IGHR. She is part of the core staff at Angelina College Genealogy Conference and spoke on DNA at the Texas General Land Office’s 2011 Save Texas History Symposium.