Dianne is a passionate, values-driven social profit leader. An Executive-in-Residence with Capacity Canada, she helps Alberta’s community organizations build capacity through their renowned Employee Board Leadership Development, MatchBoard™, and Board Governance BootCamp programs.
Dianne has many years of experience in the corporate sector (with roles in marketing, public affairs and communications) and has worked in the social profit sector since 2000. She led Windmill Microlending, Canada’s largest and most successful loan program for immigrants, and held roles in fund development, marketing and communications with The Calgary Foundation and Leave A Legacy™. An active volunteer, Dianne is founding chair of the Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC) and is a member of their Governance Committee. She was named a Finalist for the 2016 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards in the Social Change Category for her work with Windmill Microlending.