Diane joined NRHA as Director of Homebuyer Services in early 2015 after serving as the Single Family Housing Specialist at USDA Rural Development. She brings to the job a diverse background in real estate, financing, loan servicing, and community development, as well as an A-to-Z understanding of the home buying process.
At NRHA, Diane has found a team whose vision and values are in direct alignment with hers—to make responsible homeownership an affordable option for families and individuals throughout the state. She is driven in her work by the reward of helping people whose lives are forever changed when they become successful homeowners.
Diane recognizes the need for innovative programs designed to meet changing market conditions and the community’s evolving needs. These are the exact challenges that NRHA’s Home At Last™ program were designed to meet. As Director of Homebuyer Services, Diane will enthusiastically continue the work of Home At Last™, building strong strategic partnerships and providing homebuyers with essential education.
Diane is an active community volunteer, having served as president of Soroptimist International of Yerington and coordinator of many community outreach events. Professionally, Diane recently served as Secretary of the Rural Development Civil Rights/Equal Opportunity Employment Committee, Employee Development Project Lead for the Rural Development Cultural Transformation Committee, and Co-Team Lead for Rural Development’s Community Economic Development team, among other posts. She has received numerous awards and honors for high performance and her commitment to service.
Diane has called northern Nevada home for most of her life, and it is here that she and her husband Dave continue to raise two of their four children. Diane and her family are strong supporters of our nation’s military. Her son currently serves as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and her oldest daughter is an airman third class in the U.S. Air Force. The family stays busy with multiple club sports and they enjoy taking road trips around the country.