User:Pysnaks

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Sylvie Pysnak AG®

Sylvie Pysnak, AG® was born and raised in the Czech Republic. She is currently employed by the Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a Slavic Research Consultant in the International Research Consultation Unit at the Family History Library. Sylvie is accredited in Czech research, has a working knowledge of many Eastern European languages and has researched on-site in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. She has been writing publications and has taught at various conferences since 1998.

Education[edit | edit source]

1979 - 1983
TECHNICAL SCHOOL OF CONSTRUCTION
Emphasis on Architecture and Civil Engineering
Ostrava, Czech Republic

1983 - 1986
CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Prague, Czech Republic

Specialized Training[edit | edit source]

1999
ICAPGEN
Czech Republic Accreditation

2001
SALT LAKE INSTITUTE OF GENEALOGY
Scandinavian Research

2004
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
History 422 Section 613 - German Documents

2006
SALT LAKE INSTITUTE OF GENEALOGY
Eastern Europe

2007
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
Russian 2010-001

2008
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
Russian 2020-001

2009
Advanced Genealogical Methods Course

Professional Experience[edit | edit source]

1992 - 1998
ST. GEORGE TEMPLE, St. George, UT
Office Clerk

1998 - present
FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY, Salt Lake City, UT
Slavic Research Consultant
International Research Consultation Unit

Genealogical Experience[edit | edit source]

Presented at the following conferences:

  • 2006 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy:

Sources and Procedures for Genealogical Research in the Czech Republic
Genealogical Sources of the Kingdom of Hungary: including modern day Hungary, Slovakia, Transylvania, and Slavonia

  • 2007 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy:

Use of Reference Tools in Germanic/Slavic Areas of Research
Genealogical Research in Germanic/Slavic areas

  • 2007 IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy:

Eastern Continental Resources at the Family History Center

  • 2007 FEEFHS Conference:

Finding Your Czech Ancestors

  • 2010 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy:

Czech Republic Research
Slovak Research
Hungarian Research

Attended following conferences:

  • 1999 BYU Genealogical Conference
  • 2001 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy
  • 2005 BYU Computerized Genealogy Conference
  • 2005 FGS/UGA
  • 2006 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy
  • 2007 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy
  • 2007 IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
  • 2007 FEEFHS Conference

Areas of Responsibility[edit | edit source]

  • Albania
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Hungary
  • Kosovo
  • Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Poland
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia

and...

  • Melanesia
  • New Caledonia
  • Oceania
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Solomon Islands
  • Vanuatu

Email: pysnaks@familysearch.org

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Moderator This user is a member of the moderator team  for  Czech Republic Genealogy,  Poland Genealogy,    and  Slovakia Genealogy. (verify)