DNA Study Group Meeting

The meeting agenda is:

6:00-7:00 PM     Open questions, answers, and individual help (optional)

7:00-8:00 PM     Presentation:  Privacy, ethics, and surprise results – This presentation discusses the privacy concerns around DNA Testing.  It covers some of the legal protections, and ethics guidelines surrounding DNA testing for genealogy. Dealing with unexpected results will also be discussed.

8:00-8:30              Q&A and room cleanup


Glenn York


Glenn was born in Iowa and grew up all over the Midwest. After 21 years in the Air Force he moved to Ft Collins in 1992. He retired in 2016 after a career in technology working in electronics, computers, and managing large computer security programs. He started doing genealogy about 1983, when he was stationed near Washington DC learning genealogy in the Library of Congress, National Archives, DAR library, and Suitland Records center. His current focus is on genetic genealogy. He took his first DNA test in 2006. He now manages DNA tests with all major testing companies for over 30 different family members. He has attended many presentations on genetic genealogy including at Roots Tech 2016, 2017, and 2018. He attended the Institute for Genetic Genealogy conference in 2017 and numerous local genealogical society presentations. He completed advanced DNA courses at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy in both 2017 and 2018. He currently leads the monthly DNA study group for the Larimer County Genealogical Society.