NextGen Welcomes New Social Media Coordinator

The NextGen Genealogy Network is pleased to welcome Dr Adina Newman as our new Social Media Coordinator. Adina takes over from Melanie McComb who held the position for 2 years.

Adina Newman is a professional genealogist and educator who resides in Massachusetts. As the founder of My Family Genie, Adina assists clients in their family research, particularly in cases related to Jewish genealogy and genetic genealogy. She also uses the platform to blog about her personal family history, the family history of reality TV celebrities, and strategies to assist others in their genealogy research. She has a doctorate in educational leadership and has completed the Boston University Certificate in Genealogical Research and the SLIG Virtual All-DNA Advanced Practicum. She also volunteers as a Facebook moderator for a Jewish genetic genealogy group.

Find her online at, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.