Dianne graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 2015. She then moved to the island of Guam and attended the University of Guam where she graduated in 2017 with a Masters in Public Administration. While in Guam, she worked for the Government of Guam: Department of Administration as an Administrative Clerk in the Employee Benefits branch.

After graduating, she decided to make the move to Roseburg, Oregon, to be closer to family. Before joining the Connections Case Mgmt team, she worked for the Department of Human Services: Aging and People with Disabilities as a Human Services Specialist.

In her spare time she enjoys dancing as a Polynesian dancer, spending time with family, exploring this beautiful state, and hiking with her Great Dane mix, Hero.