Primary Health Care Task Group – Steering Committee
Resident of Chatham, Chatham-Kent Region
Diane is a life-long resident of Chatham-Kent. After graduating from the University of Windsor in 1989, Diane’s career path began at the Lester B. Pearson Centre as a Child and Family Therapist. Shortly after, she entered in a Master of Social Work and in 1995 she accepted a position in Community/Medical Social Work. Her next professional work was with ESC CCAC and as an Independent Contractor for 14 years. Diane also contributed her social work skills in two hospitals: first by providing crisis assessments for children and youth at Hôtel-Dieu Grace in the Emergency Department (Regional Children’s Centre) and at London Health Sciences Centre in the Paediatric Critical Care Unit.
In 2007 Diane joined Family Service Kent (FSK) as Clinical Program Manager, and later added the role of Community Support Services Manager (CHAP). In addition to her management position, Diane provides front-line counseling as a member of the Chatham-Kent Family Health Team.
Diane currently resides in Chatham. She previously lived near Grande Pointe for 25 years where her family owns/operates a cash crop farm. Diane’s three children graduated from the French Language School system. She has four grandchildren and is an elected member of Immaculate Conception Parish Council in Paincourt.