Diane Noriega, Ph.D.
Diane retired in 2009, after a long career as an educator; first as a teacher and then as a college professor, and finally as a university administrator. She spent 25 years in the California State University system serving as Dean of the College of Education on the Sacramento campus, then as Provost on the Monterey Bay campus. She retired and moved to Oregon after serving as the interim president of that campus. Diane was elected to the Mt. Hood Community College board of education in 2011 and served as board chair for two years. Diane is now a member of MHCC’s Foundation Board of Trustees, and currently vice chair. However, she was just elected to the Board of Education once again and begins her term July 1.
Diane joined Rotary in 2005 at the urging of her husband Carlos. She has been active in her club, serving two terms as President of the Rotary Club of Gresham. She also served the District as Membership Chair for three years prior to being selected as District Governor Designate in 2016. She and her grandson River live outside of Sandy on five beautiful acres in the woods.