Diane Racine was born in Illinois and moved to California with her family at an early age. After graduating high school, Diane worked as a Licensed Vocational Nurse while attending college. She joined the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Naples Italy and in San Diego. After leaving active duty, she worked as a county air pollution control regulator, and then as a civilian for the Navy in Millington TN. Diane retired from the Navy Reserves in 2000. Programs she has managed for various organizations in the federal government include hazardous waste, underground storage tanks, air, water quality including stormwater, petroleum remediation and CERCLA/HSWA remediation. Diane currently manages the remediation programs (petroleum and HSWA) and the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System for Naval Station Mayport. Job opportunities have taken her to Key West FL, Phoenix AZ and Jacksonville FL. Education includes a BS in Occupational Health and Safety from National University and MS in Operational Management from University of Arkansas.
- Groundwater contamination studies