The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is pleased to announce Susan LeBlanc as the winner of the Jimmy B. Parker Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy scholarship. The competition was strong and many candidates submitted worthy applications. The committee determined that Ms. LeBlanc’s application exemplifies the culture of giving back to the community as demonstrated by Jimmy B. Parker.
Ms. LeBlanc is an accredited genealogist, who began researching her family history over forty years ago. She is a native of Portland, Oregon. For the past fifteen years, she has volunteered in the LDS Family History Center in Milwaukie, Oregon. She enjoys assisting others with their research, teaching classes, and writing for publications and her blog. She provides translations in Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. Her additional volunteer services include the Genealogical Conference of Oregon, the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, and the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
Ms. LeBlanc will be attending the course entitled “American Research and Records: Focus on Families.”