Committed to District 7. Dedicated to Progress.
Diane will finish her first term as City Councilor, representing District 7, at the end of this year. She came to New Mexico in 1975 and has made her home in Albuquerque’s Jerry Cline Park neighborhood for the past 13 years. She, like many other transplants, fell in love with the beauty and cultural diversity here.
She was born and raised in Detroit to parents who worked hard and highly valued education. Her family now lives in Colorado where she visits as often as possible.
She retired from Sandia National Laboratory in 2008 where she began her career as a prototype machinist. At that time Diane was only the third woman hired into the apprenticeship program. The eleven years before retiring She worked as an Environment, Safety, Security and Health coordinator ensuring a safe, environmentally responsible workplace for over 200 employees. She has served as a volunteer for most of her adult life, advocating for the elderly and disabled as well as for issues regarding social justice.
Diane hosts two Town Hall meetings a year, one each in the spring and fall for her district. Additionally, everyone is welcome at any Coffee with the Councilor held once every month in the morning and evening. Find the District 7 website at http://www.cabq.gov/council/find-your-councilor. Diane is honored to serve the people of the District and welcomes them to these events.