Association sites are an excellent source of professional and contact information. Are you familiar with associations in your industry? Finding them is as easy as Googling for <industry name> <location name> association.
How would you research an unfamiliar association site? When I research an association site, I am interested in pages with lists of members and in contact information (that will let me look up additional background).
Here are nine simple Google search templates I use when researching an association site:
Depending on the association, these strings can unveil some treasures.
You can pick a few Association sites using the Custom Search Engine "Diversity Associations", http://bit.ly/DiversityAssociationsCSE. Then, try the nine templates above, and see what you would find!