Diane was born and raised in St. Pierre Jolys, Manitoba. She has three older sisters and three younger brothers. She has three daughters, Nicole, who is married to David, Christina (twin 1), and Andrea (twin 2) who is engaged to Colin. Her 7 month old granddaughter Violet is the light of her life. She also has a stepson Rob who is married to Tanya and they have two daughters- Shaye who is 8 and Kaelyn who is nearly five.
Diane loves to cook and spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Some of her other interests include reading, golf, classic rock, and dance.
She joined Soroptimist in November 2005, and has served in many capacities including Secretary, Fund-raising Chair, and two terms as President. She has also previously enjoyed two terms as region Secretary.