Kathy Meade has been assisting persons with their Swedish research for more than ten years. She is the North American representative ArkivDigital. She has given many presentations on Swedish genealogy throughout the country as well as written genealogy articles for the Nordstjernan newspaper. Kathy serves on the advisory board for the Swedish American Genealogy Center at the Swedish American Museum in Chicago and volunteers at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library helping patrons with their Swedish research.In Kathy’s previous life, she worked for more than 20 years in the information technology sector including six years in Sweden and Norway where she learned to read both Swedish and Norwegian. Kathy has a degree in History from the University of San Francisco.