Diane is a full-time professional genealogist and lecturer. She is a graduate (with honors) of NGS’ American Genealogy: A Basic Course, and attended both the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research (Advanced Methodology and Military Records) at Samford University and the National Institute on Genealogical Research at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Prior to becoming a genealogist, she had nearly two decades of experience in the legal field. She has lectured at the local level, as well as at state, regional, and national conferences. Diane co-edited Volume I of New Hampshire Families in 1790, and is currently working on Volume II of that project. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), is the Vice President of the New Hampshire Society of Genealogists, and has been a trustee of her local library since 2003. She is also a past-president of the New England Chapter of APG.