Meet the Family Tree Magazine staff
From left: Diane Haddad, Grace Dobush, Allison Stacy and Christy Miller.

Allison Stacy, Publisher and Editorial Director

What I do at the magazine: Everything!
Years at the magazine:
Heritage interests: German
Favorite genealogy find: Microfilmed family group sheets tracing my Essel line back to 1765 Bavaria
Ancestor I'd most like to meet: My great-great grandmother Caroline Keim Hauck. She was a spiritualist and reputedly clairvoyant.
Other hobbies: Gardening, canning, knitting (perhaps I was born in the wrong century?)

Diane Haddad, Managing Editor

What I do at the magazine: Edit articles; head up the Genealogy Insider blog, E-mail Update newsletter, and the Branching Out and Everything's Relative sections of the magazine
Years at the magazine:
Heritage interests: German, Middle Eastern ("Haddad" is the Arabic equivalent to "Smith")
Favorite genealogy find: 1924 newspaper article about my grandfather putting himself through college—with a picture!
Quirkiest ancestor: My great-grandfather was incarcerated (then pardoned by the governor) for bootlegging in a dry county.
Other hobbies: Walking my dog, growing tomatoes and strawberries to nourish the local bunny population, volunteering, recycling

Grace Dobush, Online Community Editor

What I do at the magazine: Patrol the forum for spammers, edit the History Matters, Now What? and Family Archivist sections of the magazine, oversee Family Tree University and its webinar series, and serve as de facto preservation expert.
Years at the magazine:
Heritage interests: Polish, Ukrainian
Favorite genealogy find: My great-grandmother's Social Security application showing that she worked at the Cleveland Press at the time
Strangest ancestor: My dad—just kidding!
Other hobbies: Bookbinding, printmaking, music, traveling and putting on indie craft shows

Christy Miller, Art Director

What I do at the magazine: Make it look pretty! That includes some fun stuff such as buying photo props on eBay, styling photos and working with many talented illustrators.
Years at the magazine:
Heritage interests: No idea! That's why I work here. :)
Historical figure I'd most like to meet: Jackie Kennedy Onassis
Other hobbies: Mixed media art, cooking, gardening and reading
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