Diane completed her B.S. undergraduate degree in biochemistry at UC Davis in 1981 and earned her registration as a Respiratory Therapist at Mount San Antonia College in 1977. She also attended Stanford University in 1994 where she received her registration in Polysomnography. She is now retired after working in health care for 30 years and is looking forward to spending her days volunteering. She hopes to give back to the Sacramento community as well as Yolo Hospice and UC Davis.