Monthly Membership Meetings


Membership meetings are held the second Monday of each month between September and May;
beginning at 1:00 p.m. and end at about 3:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

 

The first half hour you are invited to sign up for classes, get a cup of coffee, check out the raffle items, fundraising opportunities, ask questions of a Board Member or Committee Chairperson, etc.

 

The short business meeting will start at 1:30 p.m. sharp with our featured speaker immediately following.


The meeting place is the First Presbyterian Church located at 12225 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ.

(click here for map)

 

The meetings are open to the public as well as members. Click HERE to see prior speakers.


MEETING SPEAKER TOPIC

Feb 12, 2018

 

 

Mckell Keeney


Mckell Keeney

Mckell Keeney is an enthusiastic genetic genealogist who uses DNA test results to build family trees as a "search angel" (volunteer) for those with unknown parentage.

 

She also uses DNA results to solve research questions and extend family trees past brick walls.

 

She has successfully helped dozens of people who were adopted, or who had a parent or other relative with unknown parentage, with their searches.

 

She enjoys teaching people about using their DNA results, from reviewing health information to connecting with "new" cousins researching the same family lines.

 

Mckell lives in Tempe with her husband, Dave Keeney.

 

She has attended:

 

- the Institute for Genetic Genealogy (i4GG) conference in San Diego in 2016 and 2017, led by CeCe Moore and Blaine T. Bettinger, two of the top genetic genealogists in the country,

- DNA Day at Southern California Genealogy Jamboree in 2017,

- and a weeklong DNA Boot Camp in 2017 with CeCe Moore and Paul Woodbury at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) in 2017. 

 

For more information, please visit her DNA blog at mckellkeeney.com

 

 

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