Carol Kostakos Petranek serves as an Assistant Director of the Washington, D.C. Family History Center where she coordinates classes, conferences and community outreach projects. She is a volunteer at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. and serves as a Genealogy Aid in the Research Room.
Carol is affiliated with FamilySearch on several initiatives, including a digitization project at the Maryland Archives, and with MyHeritage on record acquisitions in Greece.
Carol is an active member of the Greek genealogy community and shares her knowledge by contributing to Greek online associations and teaching at local and national conferences. Carol writes, edits, and publishes personal and family histories and is a frequent speaker at genealogy organizations.