Kimberly Powell is past president of the Association of Professional Genealogists and a member of the National Genealogical Society, the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors, and several local genealogical societies. She wrote genealogy articles for ThoughtCo for nearly 17 years. She also served as a volunteer webmaster for the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society from 2006 to 2015.
Kimberly Powell maintains ongoing professional genealogy training through online classes, seminars, self-study, and genealogical conferences. She also:
Kimberly Powell won the Silver Tray for Excellence in Genealogical Publishing, awarded by the Utah Genealogical Society, in January 2013 for her work on Dotdash/About.com. She has written genealogical articles for, and been cited in, several publications and authored two books on genealogy including:
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