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From: Rondina Muncy <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] Introduction
Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 21:48:50 -0500
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Christy,

Welcome to the list. I'll add another question to Dee's. What area will you
specialize in?

Rondina
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On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Christine Underwood <
> wrote:

>
> Dear TGF List Members,
>
> After attending Elissa Scalise Powell's "Course 6: Genealogy as a
> Profession" last June, I decided to get serious about making plans to
> become a professional genealogist. If you ever get a chance to take this
> course at IGHR at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, jump at it. I
> learned so much in a week that my head was spinning for months afterward. I
> have created an educational plan as she suggested and have been amazed at
> how much I have already done in furthering my education.
>
> I am putting on the finishing touches on my business plan, having taken
> the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's Fast Trac program (
> http://fasttrac.org/) for the past semester at a local college. I have
> joined the Association of Professional Genealogists and my local chapter,
> APG Heartland. I have read 4,205 messages on their Yahoo site since the
> inception of the chapter back in the early 2000s, and now I am beginning to
> read the archives of this Transitional Genealogists Forum, too. In just a
> day I have learned so much and encourage others to do it a bite-size hour
> at a time. The discussion and ideas are top-notch, and I am impressed that
> so many top names in the field lend their expertise to those making the
> transition from personal hobby to paid professional.
>
> I look forward to reading your current posts in the digests as I make my
> way through the archives. It may seem like I'm lurking, but I'm getting a
> real education here. Thank you for your frank discussions.
>
> Christy Underwood
> The Transitional Genealogists List was created to provide a supportive
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