Dannell “Danni” Altman-Newell is a native Kansas Citian. She began doing family history research at an early age, courtesy of spending summers watching her maternal grandparents indexing at the local Family History Center. Danni is currently employed as a Conference Education Associate at American Public Works Association. She also serves as a volunteer for the National World War I Museum and Memorial and serves as Education Chair for the Heartland Chapter of the Association for Professional Genealogists. She is a graduate of ProGen 28 and enjoys learning and researching Midwest and World War I history. Danni is married with one child, two Siberian Huskies, and two cats. Besides genealogy, she enjoys scrapbooking, traveling, and playing board games.