In her free time, Dymond loves searching genealogy databases, cemeteries, town clerk’s offices, and archives to unearth the history of her ancestors. Through her research she discovered she has deep roots in Rhode Island and found two Patriots who served in the Revolutionary War. Using her ancestor Michael Anthony’s service, she was accepted into the Daughters of the American Revolution in January 2018 where she is a member of the Rhode Island Independence Chapter. She serves as Rhode Island State Chairman of the American Indians Committee and DAR Magazine. She is also the Regent of the Rhode Island Independence Chapter. She was recognized as Rhode Island Independence Chapter’s 2020 Outstanding Junior. You can learn more about her DAR story on the Daughter Dialogues podcast, which is part of a project conducted by Reisha L. Raney under the direction of Harvard University Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. at the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research.

In addition to DAR, Dymond is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in which she was initiated into the Theta Psi Omega Chapter in October 2016. She currently serves as Theta Psi Omega Chapter Ivy Leaf Reporter, Archives Committee Chairman, Public Relations Chairman, and Bylaws Chairman and is a member of the North Atlantic Region Archives Committee. She has served Alpha Kappa Alpha in the following positions: Vice-Chairman Souvenir Journal Committee- 89th North Atlantic Regional Conference and Theta Psi Omega Chapter Secretary. She was awarded the Sincere and Rare Award at the 2019 Massachusetts and Rhode Island Founders’ Day Celebration. 

Dymond enjoys traveling and has been to 22 states and 6 countries. A sports fan, she has traveled to three of the four Grand Slam tennis tournament sites (US Open, Wimbledon, and Roland Garros) and two Olympic Games (1996 Summer-Atlanta, GA and 2012 Youth Winter-Austria). Her most recent trip was to Senegal, where she reconnected with her African heritage roots.


Dymond Bush