Speaker and Regional Coordinator for the International Society of Genetic Genealogists (ISOGG); Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), Genealogical Council of Oregon (GCO); Genealogical Forum of Oregon (GFO). Emily, a genealogist since 1970, has given DNA presentations since 2005 throughout the U.S. to a variety of groups including Jewish Genealogical Societies, African American groups, a Mexican genealogical society, The Irish Cultural Society, a Welsh gathering, and various lineage groups as well as at WDYTYA in London and Back To Our Past in Dublin. She has been interviewed for various newspapers, television and blog talk radio shows. Besides her blogs, her writing has appeared in Irish Roots Magazine. Her book Genetic Genealogy: The Basics and Beyond was published in 2014. She manages eleven DNA projects and a DNA Interest Group at her local society.