Dana Ann Palmer is a Board Certified Genealogist (CG) and holds a bachelor’s degree in Math Education. She has been interested in family history and using computers (Mac & PC) since childhood. She is the current President of the Warren County Genealogical Society and is also their web master. She has been a volunteer at various Family History Centers since 1997. She has presented many lectures at various local genealogical societies, libraries and other groups in southwestern Ohio, Indiana and Utah. She currently teaches genealogy classes at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio and the Warren County Career Center in Lebanon, Ohio.
She belongs to the following organizations / societies: the National Genealogical Society (NGS), The Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS), the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), the Warren County Genealogical Society (WCGS), Daughters of the Utah Pioneers (DUP), and Cayuga-Owasco Historical Society of New York (COLHS).
She has authored many books, two of which have won awards from the Ohio Genealogical Society at their annual conference. Dana is married, has four children and lives in Lebanon, Ohio.
§ Tecumseh Book Award, Ohio Genealogical Society, for Warren County Genealogical Society Summer Workshop Booklet, awarded in 2011.§ Salmon P. Chase Award, Ohio Genealogical Society, for book co-authored with Diana Linkous, Warren County, Ohio Will and Estate Records, Box 251-300, 1879-1883, awarded in 2008.
§ Thomas A. Edison Award, Ohio Genealogical Society, for Best Website, awarded 2007-2012