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Pamela Boyer Porter

B.U.S., Eastern New Mexico University

Coordinator: Course 1

Lecturer: Courses 1, 9

Pamela Boyer Porter, Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer, is a professional genealogist specializing in Southeast Missouri, methodology, migration paths into and out of Missouri, and effective use of computer tools for genealogists. She is co-author of Online Roots: How to Discover Your Familyís History and Heritage with the Power of the Internet (Nashville, Tenn.: Rutledge Hill Press, 2003) and Research in Missouri (Washington, D.C.: NGS, 1999); she is also FGS FORUMís Digitools columnist. Pam is an honorary life member of St. Louis Genealogical Society, a former board member of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, a former genealogy instructor at St. Louis Community College, and past editor of the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly. She has spoken at genealogy conferences and seminars in twenty-five states.

Porter holds a Bachelor of University Studies with emphasis in English, Sociology, and History from Eastern New Mexico University, and completed some course work toward a Masters in Computer Information Systems at Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts. She is a former software documentation specialist and trainer.

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