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.
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 sits on the Advisory board at the University of Alberta’s School of Retailing in Edmonton and the David Sobey Centre for Innovation in Retailing and Services at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.
Diane also served for many years on the Board of Covenant House Canada, the Toronto Region Board of Trade and the School of Retail at Ryerson University. She continues to serve on the Finance and Governance committees of the Toronto Region Board of Trade.
Diane was awarded the Golden Pencil in 2017, the highest recognition bestowed by the grocery industry in Canada.
Diane was first elected to Stewardship Ontario’s Board in 2002.