Charleen "Charlie" Mullenweg


Education

University of Phoenix - BS in Information Technology and Software Engineering (2011)
Boston University - Certificate in Genealogical Research (OL 26, 2018)
ProGen Study Group (52, 2021-2022)
Texas Institute of Genealogical Research (TIGR) - From Spanish Rule to Republic: Research in the Lone Star State (2021)
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Researching Family in Pennsylvania (2021)


Experience

  • Registrar General, Descendants of Stephen F. Austin's Old 300 (2018 - present)
  • Genealogist General, Order of First Families of Connecticut (2019 - present)
  • Genealogist General, Plymouth Hereditary Society (2019 - present)
  • National Society Descendants of American Farmers, Farmerette Director & Texas Ambassador (2021 - present)
  • NSDAR National Vice Chairman of Congress Communications, Congress Herald Editor (2019 - 2022)
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    Teaching and Presentations
    Taught Lifetime Learning classes on Digital Research (2014, 2018)
    Gave "booth presentations" at RootsTech on "Genealogy and Blogging" and "Narrative Genealogy (2017-2019)
    Organized a monthly series of virtual panel discussions on genealogical topics including:

  • "Genealogy in the time of COVID" (28 Oct 2020)
  • "I have a 'Have Written,' now what?!?" (17 Nov 2020)
  • "Connecting the Dots" (15 Dec 2020)
  • "Location-based records" (14 Jan 2021).
  • Sponsored by the TX Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, they were free and open to all.

    Has presented to numerous local chapters of lineage societies, with topics including:

  • “Growing Your Tree in the Digital Garden – Colonial Edition” (Embassy Chapter, CDXVIIC, 12 Nov 2014)
  • "Lineage Societies – There's a group for that!" (Williamson Co. [TX] Genealogical Society, 29 Oct 2014)
  • "Stephen F. Austin's Old 300 and the descendants’ group" (Noah Smithwick Chapter SRT, 27 Apr 2019)
  • "Growing Your Tree in the Digital Garden – with a special section on Texas Genealogy in the Time of COVID-19" (Seth Hurin Bates Chapter, DRT, 16 Sept 2020 - virtual)
  • Put together and “Emceed” the Texas Society CDXVIIC Holiday Virtual Presentation on 17 Dec 2020
     
    Service Awards in Genealogy
    Mary Norman Looney Excellence Award for Dedication to Promoting Communication for Texas Division, UDC, awarded every two years (2015).
    National Society Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century President General's Award for Outstanding Service, awarded for work on the President General's special committee for application review (2019).
    National Society Descendants of American Farmers President National Award for outstanding efforts in promoting the objectives of NSDOAF (2021)
    Texas Genealogical College Hall of Fame, Class of 2021