ForensicGenealogistCredentialed, FGCSM awarded to Juli Whittaker

CAFG congratulates Juli Whittaker, FGCSM as our newest credentialed member. Juli has served on the CAFG board since 2014, having served as President and Secretary/ Treasurer. She has been instrumental in establishing the policies and procedures, maintaining the bylaws, and organizing FGI.

Like many genealogists, Juli developed a love for genealogy while researching her family. Over the years she has visited many repositories and cemeteries all over the state of Missouri. From Missouri, she has traced her family back to France, Germany and Ireland. Juli is a frequent visitor to the Midwest Genealogy Center and has helped many people research their families. She began forensic genealogy in 2011 and has over 2500 case hours.

Juli has completed the National Genealogical Society Home Study Course, the Progen Study Group (8), IGHR’s Advanced Methodology Course, numerous webinars and the Forensic Genealogy Institute. She has a BS in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.

Juli is the owner of Genealogy Safari ( in Kansas City, Missouri where she focuses her research on the Midwest. She also volunteers for the Unclaimed Persons group. She is a member of the National Genealogical Society, the Association of the Professional Genealogists and the Missouri State Genealogical Society.