Genealogy Presentations

Sassy Jane Genealogy PresentationsNancy is available for genealogy presentations and panels on a variety of topics, for local and regional meetings, webinars, and state and national conferences.


  • Managing Your Digital Environment (accompanying eBook)
  • Organizing Your Genealogy Research Using Archival Principles (accompanying eBook)
  • Using Macs and iPads for Genealogy (accompanying eBook)
  • Sources and Citations Simplified (accompanying eBook)
  • Think Like an Archivist: Finding Genealogy Records in Libraries and Archives (eBook forthcoming)
  • Picture This: Cataloging Your Digital Family Photographs (accompanying eBook)
  • Coming to America: Castle Garden, Ellis Island, and Immigrant Ancestors (accompanying eBook)
  • Staying Organized Online: New Resources for Your Online Life
  • Finding Your Chicago Ancestors From Afar
  • Genealogy Without Tears: Starting Your Family Tree
  • Enemies of Paper: Preserving Your Family Records and Photographs
  • Organizing Your Family Papers and Photographs (eBook forthcoming)


Nancy has been an archivist, librarian, and genealogist for more that three decades. She’s presented at Rootstech, Jamboree, and state and local conferences. Read more about Nancy here.



  • RootsTech 2013, 2014, Salt Lake City
  • Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Illinois State Genealogical Society Fall Conference, 2013
  • Pikes Peak Genealogical Society, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Sacramento Public Library
  • Family History Expo (Arizona and California)
  • Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society
  • Ventura County Genealogical Society
  • Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego
  • San Diego County Genealogical Society
  • San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society


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“Thank you for sharing your knowledge – you helped me get on the right path for my photo project!”
J.L., California
“Without your ebook, I don’t believe I would have even started my project.”
Loved It!, USA
“Certainly had credentials, engaged the audience, very witty, handled questions well.”
MacGen, Rootstech
“Amazing eBook. Very good insights on how to organize stuff.”
J.M., Colorado
“Best class I took. Content spot on for a true beginner – how to start out organized and not pull your hair out.”
RootsSeeker, California
“Nancy was an outstanding presenter.”
KCMc, Utah
“Clear information; clear presentation. My favorite class.”
Thanks!, Arizona
“Excellent information on managing information.”
Excellent Information, Sacramento
“Practical, clear, engaging. A+”
Practical, Salt Lake City
“Resource links very helpful.”
Very Helpful, San Diego
“She was very informative and organized in her presentation.”
Very Informative, Ventura County
“Very knowledgeable about the subject. Gave me great suggestion. Enjoyed it a lot.”
Very Knowledgeable, Colorado
“Well-organized presentation full of helpful information with a quality syllabus.”
Very Knowledgeable, Santa Barbara


  • Organizing genealogy research
  • Managing digital environments
  • Digital photograph scanning
  • Captioning and organization
  • Migration patterns & records
  • Preservation methods
  • Getting started
  • Sources and citations


  • Central Coast, California, and willing to travel.