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Dianne Plunkett Latham elected state regent of Minnesota DAR

Dianne Plunkett Latham

Edina resident Dianne Plunkett Latham was sworn in as the Minnesota state regent (president) of the Minnesota State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (MNSSDAR) in Washington, D.C., at the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Continental Congress meeting this summer.

Latham will be providing leadership to the 22 DAR chapters in Minnesota.

Her state regent project components include raising awareness of human trafficking, promoting recycling and composting, as well as enhancing genealogy training for MNSSDAR chapter registrars.

She has been a member of the Monument Chapter, NSDAR monumentdar.simplesite.com, in Edina since 2002 where she served as regent and registrar. She has also served in many leadership roles at the MNSSDAR level where she served as State Corresponding Secretary and State Vice Regent.

NSDAR was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War.