Debbie Gurtler, AG®
Debbie graduated with honors from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s degree in Family History. She worked as an intern at the New England Historic Genealogical Society. She has also made research trips to Spain, Virginia, and North Carolina.
She is employed by FamilySearch where she is currently the assistant director at the FamilySearchLibrary in Salt Lake City. She is fluent in Spanish. She can also read genealogical documents in Portuguese, Italian, and French. She is a member of several genealogical societies including HISPAGEN and Antzinako in Spain, the National Genealogical Society (NGS), the North Carolina Genealogical Society, the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the Cuban Genealogy Club of Miami, the New Mexico Genealogical Society, Los Bexareños, and the Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) in the United States.
Debbie holds five AG® credentials. One is for the United States Mid-South region where has done extensive research in North Carolina and Virginia. Another is for Spain where she has done research in various parts of the country. The other three are for Mexico, Portugal, and Chile where she has also done extensive research.
She has taught at numerous conferences including RootsTech, RootsTech London, the National Genealogy Society (NGS), and the Brigham Young University Conference on Genealogy and Family History. She has also presented at numerous local and regional conferences in English and Spanish. She has coordinated courses for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG).
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