As an avid skier Dianne worked with Crazy Canuck Dave Irwin as a crew/coach member and subsequently on the Dave Irwin Dash for Cash to raise funds for the Dave Irwin Foundation for Brain Injury Recovery (DIFFBIR). Dianne has also volunteered and helped to organize the Jimmy Huega MS ski race held at Sunshine Village for numerous years; and she participated and raised funds for MS through the MS Ride for Life.
Dianne is a Triathlete who has successfully completed several local Olympic distance triathlons and 4 Ironman distance Triathlons and numerous marathons. She was instrumental in securing, hard to get, race spots for Ironman Canada in support of raising funds and awareness for DIFFBIR. Participants were each required to raise a targeted amount of funds to earn the right to race in this prestigious event.
Dianne has travelled all over North America and Europe and has a particular fondness for the beautiful country of Italy and all things Italian.