Janice M. Sellers

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About me

Industry Consulting
Occupation genealogist
Location Gresham, Oregon, United States
Introduction Janice M. Sellers is a professional genealogist specializing in black, Jewish, dual citizenship, forensic, and newspaper research. She is the president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon. She was until recently the editor of ZichronNote, the quarterly journal of the San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society (SFBAJGS), and has previously edited four other genealogy publications. She is the publicity director, programming director, and a board member of SFBAJGS and a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy, Genealogical Speakers Guild, and Genealogical Forum of Oregon (GFO). At GFO she is the coordinator of the African American Special Interest Group. She has volunteered at LDS FamilySearch Centers since 2000 and gives presentations on many genealogical topics at local, regional, state, and national/international levels. She has researched her own family history for almost 50 years. Before becoming a professional genealogist, she worked in publishing for many years as an editor, indexer, translator, and compositor.
Interests cooking, music, historical reenactment, editing, painting, tabletop gaming
Favorite Movies Excalibur, Jesus Christ Superstar, Conan the Barbarian, Chicago, Freaks
Favorite Music USC Trojan Marching Band, Itzhak Perlman, Gene Krupa, Steeleye Span, Carpenters, Fleetwood Mac, Barbra Streisand, Mumford and Sons
Favorite Books Encyclopedia Brittanica, Oxford Dictionary of the English Language