Diane serves as the Division Chief of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Recreation and Conservation Partnerships Division. She leads a division dedicated to fostering partnerships between nonpublic and public agencies to encourage the protection of Pennsylvania’s outstanding natural resources, developing a statewide network of greenways and trails, and expanding community recreation opportunities. She is currently leading the implementation of Pennsylvania’s 2020-2024 PA Outdoor Recreation Plan. She has a BA in Community Recreation from Hood College and a MA in Recreation Administration from Temple University. Diane and her husband Ron live in Harrisburg, PA and have two children. She is an avid bike rider, paddler and hiker. Her favorite local trail is the Capital Area Greenbelt – a trail she can walk and bike to from her home.
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- D11. Closing the Nature Gap: Securing Federal Grant Funding for Local Parks in Underserved Communities
October 06, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM