Gayle Yiotis - Secretary and Director, area of interest: TBD
Gayle Yiotis is a producer at FPA. Her talk show, Potluck: the anything and everything talk and entertainment TV show, is now in its 11th year.
Gayle is a retired archivist from the Smithsonian Institution and a former member of the Society of American Archivists (2003-2010) and Academy of Certified Archivists (2004-2010). Gayle can be found in Who's Who in America and Who's Who of American Women. Her vocation is historical research and writing.
She has a Master’s in anthropology (1992, George Washington University) and a Master’s in American history (2010, George Mason University). She has spent decades conducting in-depth genealogical, documentary, and historical research; and for years she conducted a research class in genealogy at the Vienna Community Center in Vienna, Virginia.
Her publications include:
Edward Palmer: The Man and His Family. Independently published, 2017. Amazon.com.
“The Powhatan,” in Native Peoples of the World, Steven L. Danver, ed., Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, (November 2012).
“Henry L. Dawes” in Treaties with American Indians. Edited by Donald Fixico. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC- CLIO, December 2007.
“William F. Cody ‘Buffalo Bill’” in Encyclopedia of American Indian History. Edited by Bruce Johansen and Barry Pritzker Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, August 2007.
A Research Guide to the Native American Collections in the National Anthropological Archives/Human Studies Film Archives. Privately published by the Smithsonian Institution Native American Repatriation Review Committee. Washington, DC: 2002.
A Project Team Member for Native Language Preservation: A Research Guide for Establishing Archives & Repositories (2004–2005)