Diane is a charter member of the PWCB where she plays flute and piccolo. She grew up in Van Buren, Maine, a small town on the Canadian border, where many people speak French and potato growing is the main industry. She started playing the flute in the fifth grade and played in school bands through high school and college. Diane holds a BA in Mathematics from the University of Maine and a Masters Certificate in IT Project Management from George Washington University. She retired in 2017 from the US Census Bureau after 37 years as an IT Specialist, much of which she served in management/leadership roles. She lives in Woodbridge with her husband, Jim. In addition to playing music, she enjoys reading, solving puzzles, and researching her Acadian and French/Canadian ancestry.