Diane has been actively engaged in non-profit fundraising in environmental, education and human services organizations. She has twenty years’ experience in all phases of fundraising; major giving, planned giving, capital campaigns, annual appeal, grant funding, events, and web based/social giving. She has a strong focus on customer service, donor, and member stewardship and building strong dedicated teams. She has served as Development and Membership Manager for Metro Parks Tacoma and People for Puget Sound and Events Manager for the World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP). She considers herself a global nomad and loves building community from the inside out. She currently serves as a grant writer for Spaceworks, and loves living in Tacoma. She is an active grandparent, wife, and mother who believes that change can happen one conversation at a time.