Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy is pleased to announce the newest member at the Advanced Professional Level, Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG. She has been certified since 1984 and has been active in local, state and national organizations throughout her career as a professional genealogist. Kathy has lectured on 20th century topics at national conferences for several years and served on the faculty at IGHR, NIGR and SLIG. She is the author of Locating Lost Family Members and Friends and Your Guide to the Federal Census. Kathy is the owner of Family Detective, LLC and specializes in kinship determination and evaluation, unknown/missing heirs, unclaimed property, and DNA validation. She is a court-approved expert witness. She also locates DNA-qualified relatives of Army POW/MIAs. Kathy is Executive Director of the Association of Professional Genealogists and has served on the boards of FGS, BCG and APG.
Kathy grew up on a cattle ranch in South Dakota and has lived in North Carolina, Minnesota, and Colorado. She has three grown children – two adopted Korean children and one biological. She will be attending the technology course at SLIG in January 2013, WDYTYA London in February, as well as the RootsTech, NGS and FGS conferences. She looks forward to networking and getting to know other members of CAFG. Kathy is active on Facebook. If you are not already a friend, she welcomes your friend request.