Introducing Claire B. Brisson-Banks, BS, MLIS AG®

We would like to introduce one of our newest Associate Members of the Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy.

Claire V. Brisson-Banks, BS, MLIS AG®, is a Rhode Island native and 2010 graduate of San Jose State University, accredited in England and Mountain States Research, and writer. She is the author of “The Social Media Guide for Ancestral Research: Using Web 2.0 Strategies“. Areas of expertise are Technological Advances in Family History and Genealogy, US, England, Canada, Brick Wall Solutions and Involving Youth in Family History and Genealogy. She is a past RI Family History Director who has researched and lectured onsite in the US, UK and Australia. She was previously a British Research Consultant and Technology Specialist at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. She has her own business, Timeless Genealogies, does private research and sells personal history books on CD’s at She writes for multiple publications and is currently the 2nd V.P. for ICAPGen and a Board Member for ISBGFH and belongs to many organizations. When not doing Family History, she is a member of the choral group, Sterling Singers and loves spending time with her family, reading and writing or enjoying a good movie. We look forward to getting to know Claire better!