Specializes in individual client consultations, Midwestern research, unique resources, major United States repositories, Native American and heavily on Midwestern and Plains American Indians. She has worked with individuals, tribes, and law firms across the U.S. She provides individual consultations to those wanting to do their own research but who need advice to overcome stumbling blocks or where to go next. Presents webinars on various genealogy topics. APG Smallwood Award of Merit; past officer of APG, first president of the Northland Chapter of APG. Lectures nationally and coordinates courses at the annual GRIP. Served six years on the Minnesota Genealogical Society Board and on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Genealogical Societies. Author Your Guide to the Family History Library, Minnesota Genealogical Reference Guide, and numerous articles on various research facilities and types of records.