Diane Warmsley is a professional genealogist with over twenty-five years of experience. She completed the Boston University Certificate Program in Genealogical Research and, in 2012, launched Roots Run Deep to offer professional services to clients and to advance genealogical education. She has designed classes to introduce an audience to genealogy, its methodology and the challenges specific to African-American and Caribbean-American research. Her interests and travel span the New England and Mid-Atlantic States, the American South, and the Caribbean.
Ms. Warmsley is an active member of the Jean Sampson Scott Greater New York Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. She serves on the Executive Board and Chairs the Society’s Genealogy Committee. She also maintains membership in the national Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, the Association of Professional Genealogists, the New England Genealogical and Biographical Society, and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Prior to retirement, Diane Warmsley served over 35 years in the field of education. She holds a M.S. degree in Administration & Supervision in Higher Education. As a former Director of Admissions committed to the pursuit of higher education, she authored the book “Cash Poor or College: The Essential Guide to College Admissions for Teens and their Parents” (2014). Ms. Warmsley has two children and lives in Queens, New York with her husband, a retired high school Principal. In addition to her ongoing work in the realm of genealogy, she enjoys monitoring the higher education landscape, writing family history and keeping-up with six grandchildren.