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


June 2013