OCCGS 10th Annual BASH and Book Faire

Speaker Biography

Rich Venezia

of Rich Roots, a 20th Century Immigration expert and Federal Record guru

Rich Venezia is an expert in his field of immigration, as well as a consultant for dual citizenship applications for Italy and Ireland. He is currently serving as a Member At Large on the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Genealogists. As well as being an advocate for record availability and research access.

As an Author, Presenter and Researcher, Rich has been a member of the research team for a few of our favorite Genealogy shows on television. Including Genealogy Roadshow (PBS) as well as Follow Your Past (Travel Channel) - He spoke at TEDxPittsburgh in 2017, and appears regularly on the morning news show Pittsburgh Today Live.

EXTENDED to Midnight, Sunday March 12th!

Having trouble finding your ancestor's immigration information? Register for the BASH, then submit your immigration records challenge by completing the Immigration Records Roadshow google application by Midnight Sunday, March 12, 2023. If selected, Rich will feature your challenge in Session 4: Immigration Records 20th Century Roadshow!

Contact OCCGS:

Orange County California Genealogical Society
c/o Huntington Beach Central Library
7111 Talbert Avenue
Huntington Beach, California 92648

General Information: info@occgs.com

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