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GFO members who do client research:

Credentialed Genealogists

Geri Cochran Auerbach, AG®
Specialties: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and California
Portland, Oregon
Email Geri Cochran Auerbach
DLC Genealogy, LLC

Susan LeBlanc, AG®, BGS/FH    
Specialties: Western, Midwestern, New England states, Scandinavia, Family Histories, Spanish, and other foreign languages.    
Scappoose, Oregon    
Email Susan LeBlanc

More Professional Researchers

Michelle Chiachiere
Specialties: Migrating 19th century American families, including those landing in Washington and Oregon; genetic genealogy; coaching services
Seattle, Washington
Email Michelle Chiachiere

Mark Goddard
Specialties: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, early eastern states, Norway, and the British Isles
Moscow, Idaho
Email Mark Goddard

Janice M. Sellers
Specialties:  Jewish, Black American, dual citizenship, missing heirs, forensic genealogy
Portland, Oregon
Email Janice M. Sellers

Pam Vestal   
Specialties: Family history research and biographies, genealogy lectures
West Linn, Oregon
Email Pam Vestal

Note: This list is provided as a service to the genealogical community. The Forum does not guarantee the work of these researchers. For researchers in other states, see the roster of BCG Certified Individuals, or contact the Board for Certification of Genealogists.