Diana was elected in 2014, and is the first Latina and first openly LGBTI representative elected to the Vermont State Legislature. She is currently a doctoral student in Education, Leadership, and Policy studies at the University of Vermont and a facilitation consultant. Previously, she worked as a Health Educator at UVM and was a leader in the effort to unionize the unrepresented staff. As an educator, she has taught elementary, high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Diana’s goal is to make sure that all of Winooski’s diverse voices are being heard in the Statehouse. She serves on the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs.