Since 1995, Diane has spearheaded RCC, the largest retail association in Canada serving over 45,000 retail establishments, representing independent merchants, regional and national chains, big box, mass merchants and online merchants in general merchandise, grocery and pharmacy. Prior to joining RCC, Diane was the Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Office Products Association. In addition to her Director duties on Stewardship Ontario’s board, Diane serves as Immediate Past Chairman of the board for the Forum for International Retail Association Executives (FIRAE) and Chairman of the Board for Fair Factory Clearinghouse (FFC). Diane also sits on the Advisory board of Ryerson University’s School of Retail Management and the University of Alberta’s School of Retail in Edmonton. Diane also served for many years on the Board of Covenant House Canada and continues to volunteer with many charitable organizations.
Diane was elected to Stewardship Ontario’s board in 2002