Diane is the first registered nurse appointed to the State of California Department of Health Services Clinical Laboratory Technical Advisory Committee (CLTAC). In addition, she is active in various professional associations dedicated to quality care delivery on a national scale.
She received her BS in Nursing from the University of North Dakota and her MS in Nursing from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Diane has had her own consulting business and also held positions in clinical nursing, hospital administration, physician owned medical groups, and collegiate nursing education. She has published articles and studies related to quality management in professional journals and texts. Diane represents Kaiser Permanente, which has a rich Home Front history, on the Trust board.