Diana began her association with athletics when her daughter, Elizabeth, joined the Kew Women’s Club for the 1973-1974 season.
Diana registered as an official to support the Club.
Diana went on to become President of the Kew Women’s Club.
When that Club amalgamated with the Camberwell YMCA Men’s Club, Diana continued her association as a Committee member, becoming a Life Member a couple of years down the track.
When the Kew Camberwell Club was adopted by Collingwood Harriers in 2000, Diana immediately joined in and has continued her ‘official duties’ right through to the present.
Diana participated on the Collingwood Committee, firstly as the designated representative of Kew Camberwell and then as a general member until 2012.
Diana and husband Peter have been regular helpers with the Club’s mid week catering efforts at the school’s events assigned to the Collingwood.
Diana gained her Grade 1 status as a Track Official in 1992
Apart from her weekly officiating at Interclub/Shield competitions during the summer and her “when needed” appearances during the winter seasons, Diana has notched up an impressive list of notable achievements in the world of athletics.
The list includes:
1996 World Junior Championships
1998 Underage Track & Field Championships – Adelaide
2000 Olympic Test Event – Sydney
2000 Olympic Games – Sydney
2000 Paralympic Games – Sydney
2002 World Masters Games
2005 Deaflympic Games
2005 Pacific School Games
1975-2012 All Victorian and National Championships