Dave Robison, owner of Old Bones Genealogy of New England, is a professional genealogist from Western Massachusetts. He holds a Certificate of Genealogical Research from Boston University and has completed the 18-month ProGen course in Professional Genealogy. He is an active member of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists-Worcester Chapter, the Massachusetts Genealogy Council, Central New York Genealogical Society (CNYGS), the Alabama and Tennessee Society of Genealogists (ASG), the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society among others. Dave is the former President of both the Western Massachusetts Genealogical Society (WMGS) and the Connecticut Society of Genealogists (CSG) and is a past President of New England Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists. He continues his position on the CSG Board of Governors and is active on their Program Committee. Dave has been heavily involved in the biennial conferences of the New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021. He is serving as the President of NERGC for the 2021 conference which will be held in Springfield, Massachusetts.
As a member of the Pomeroy Chapter of Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (MASSAR), Dave has been active as the Chapter Registrar and is pursuing a number of campaigns to attract new members. A chapter newsletter is in the works as well as a lineup of some interesting “guest speakers” for their monthly meetings.
Dave is a resident of Chicopee, Massachusetts where he lives with his wife Karen, an RN for the Chicopee School System. Between them, they have 5 adult children and 4 grandchildren. He has recently been named to the Chicopee Historical Commission by Mayor Richard Kos.