A lecture by Patti Huff Smith, of the Dallas Genealogical Society
Join the Dallas Genealogical Society’s director of education Patti Huff Smith as she shares tips on how to start researching your family tree using easy to locate resources and what methods to use.
Patti Huff Smith is the Director of Education at the Dallas Genealogical Society and holds her membership there. She is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, National Genealogical Society, Texas State Genealogical Society. Patti has pursued her passion for genealogy and family research since 2013. Once introduced to DNA in 2015, she attended conferences, lectures, classes, and workshops to develop her skill in Genetic Genealogy. In December 2020, Patti completed Boston University’s Genealogy Studies Program “Certificate in Genealogical Research” to further her expertise in genealogy. She completed Your DNA Guide 5-week “The Academy DNA Skills Workshop” by Diahan Southard in February 2021. Patti worked full-time as a marketing coordinator for ten years in Dallas until March 2018. She formerly worked nine years for motivational speaker and author Zig Ziglar as a sales representative, seminar facilitator, and speaker. Patti and her husband, Gary Smith, led marriage conferences and held leadership positions in the church for 21 years.