Marcia Iannizzi Melnyk


       Marcia (Iannizzi) Melnyk is a professional genealogist who has taught beginning and advanced genealogy courses for more than 30 years. She created and taught the popular Genealogy 101 course for the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, MA for six years. She is a popular speaker and has lectured nationally, as well as throughout the New England area and Canada for many years.


       She is the author of The Genealogistís Handbook for New England Research, Fourth Edition, The Weekend Genealogist: Timesaving techniques for effective research, The Genealogistís Question and Answer Book and Family History 101, and co-author, with Mary Tedesco,  of Tracing Your Italian Ancestors as well as many articles for genealogical publications.


       Marcia is President, and a founding member, of The Italian Genealogical Society of America, a member of the, former executive board member of the New England Regional Genealogical Conference (NERGC) as well as many local and national societies. She was the recipient of the Donna Holt Siemiatkoski Genealogy Volunteer of the Year Award in 2004.

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