18 April 2014

Jamboree - Meet the Speakers: Michael Melendez

Michael Melendez has been conducting genealogy research since he was 15 years old. He volunteered as a staff member of the Orange Regional Family History Center in California for several years, along with completing an internship as the Center’s Assistant Librarian.

Michael has been involved in putting on several youth genealogy programs, most importantly at the 2008 and 2009 Southern California Genealogy Society Jamborees. For his efforts, Michael received the FGS Youth Award and the APG Young Professional’s Scholarship. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Family History from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT

SU016 Sunday June 8, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Panel: Rebranding Genealogy and Engaging the Next Generation

Everyone is interested in their great-grandfather’s report card, and anyone wants to hear about the trouble their mother got into as a child. Get beyond the we should to specifically how to make family history more engaging to everyone.

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