Her current project is a memoir detailing her journey raising her son Nick who was born in 1979 with multiple disabilities. Currently the manuscript is being edited and the book is scheduled to be published early in 2018. Since January 2017, Eva has been publishing a blog with short vignettes of her life experiences and lessons learned from parenting Nick. Click here to follow the blog.
She is an accountant who specializes in personal and small business taxes, and has been in business since 1981. She owns her own tax preparation and business development firm, is an enrolled agent with the IRS and manages a staff of five. She processes over 500 tax returns annually.
Non-Profit Organizations are another special interest for Eva. She’s assisted many non-profits over the years. She was the tax accountant for the Hadley Memorial Fund for seven years, a non-profit arm of the Seattle Skating Club. She was one of three people on the O’Dochartaigh Clann Executive Committee, serving for five years from 2000 to 2005.
Since 2001, she has served as the O’Dochartaigh Clann Worldwide Reunion Committee Coordinator. Her duties include organizing the event schedule in Ireland for the 10-day reunion, negotiating the terms with the vendors and suppliers, coordinating the efforts of the 10 committee members and handling the registration for the attendees. She is a founding member of the Irish Genealogical and Historical Society and currently is on the board of directors. Eva has researched and published five books on her family history and hosts two major genealogy research websites. She maintains a large genealogical website of her own family at www.gremmert.com.
She and her husband Arden have been married for 40 years. They spent their time between their homes in Carnation, WA and Carndonagh, Co. Donegal. They have raised four amazing children and have ten beautiful grandchildren.