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Diane MacLean Boumenot specializes in southern New England genealogy research, including work on her own ancestors, who were among the original settlers of Massachusetts and Rhode Island and never ventured farther west than Connecticut. She publishes her genealogy adventures on her website, One Rhode Island Family, which also contains helpful links to Rhode Island's digital record sets. She enjoys speaking about research strategies. Additionally, Diane has a long career in association management and believes strongly in the powerful combination of organizations and members pursuing their passion. A graduate of Wesleyan University with a degree in American History and English, Diane is a member of ProGen 28.