Diana Elder is a professional genealogist, teacher, writer, and speaker. She is accredited in the Gulf Southern of the United States through the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen).
Diana has over fifteen years of research experience primarily in the southern United States and currently serves as the presentation specialist for ICAPGen, charged with creating webinars and presentations aiding others in the accreditation process.
Diana graduated from Brigham Young University Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. A lifelong learner and educator she combines her passion for teaching and genealogy in numerous ways. She enjoys speaking at conferences and teaching both youth and adults how to find their family. She has helped many extend their pedigrees and solve family history mysteries.
Diana co-writes the family history and genealogy website, FamilyLocket.com with her daughter, Nicole Dyer. She shares research tips as well as ideas for creating and sharing family history.
Diana is a member of the Utah Genealogical Society, the Association of Professional Genealogists, and the National Genealogical Society.
She presents at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy, the BYU Family History Youth Camp, and RootsTech as well as at local Family History Fairs and Genealogical Societies. She serves as a RootsTech Ambassador, networking with genealogists from around the world.
Areas of Expertise: United States, especially the Mid-South and Gulf-south regions.