Di is the proud mother of four, ranging in ages from 15-22yrs. Her association with Family Advocacy started when her youngest daughter was preschool aged. She believes that fostering and sustaining community connections is at the heart of safeguarding a life of her daughter’s choosing. Passion and a tenacious personality drive her on both grass roots and systemic fronts to speak up, particularly about reforming education to be inclusive. Di has enjoyed the contributions she has had the opportunity to make over the past three years on the management committee.