Dianne is from the Tsi Del Del community in Tsilhqot’in territory.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University (1994) and a Master of Education from University of British Columbia (2016). Dianne has worked as a community development and revitalization consultant, an Indigenous event planner, and facilitator and educator. She worked at Camosun College from 2011 to 2020 as an Indigenous faculty member and Indigenization coordinator.
Dianne was also the project manager for the BCcampus open textbook series: Pulling Together: Guides for Indigenization.