Councillor Diana Huson is serving her first term on regional council.
Councillor Huson has been a life-long resident of Niagara and has successfully operated as a strategic marketing and communication consultant specializing in helping small to medium sized businesses and non-profit organizations. She is a past Director of Advancement and Communications with Momentum Choir, a charitable organization that promotes and nurtures the musical talents of adults with disabilities.
She currently works as a manager at Brock University, with responsibilities extending to academic governance, operations management, customer service and project management working cross-functionally across a post-secondary setting.
Councillor Huson is a graduate of Brock University having an MBA with a marketing specialization and an MA in political science (public policy). Her academic research focused on Niagara's economic development model and institutional change. She also has a published article in the Canadian Journal of Political Science.
Councillor Huson was also successfully elected to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in 2020. As Niagara's first voting member on the Board, she has engaged with other municipal leaders across Canada to set policy priorities on a national level. She serves on the following committees:
Councillor Huson is a long-time community advocate having served on the following community related committees:
Councillor Huson is passionate about supporting local business and economic development, protecting and enhancing Niagara's natural heritage, but also creating a more equitable and inclusive governance model that results in better policy making and better representation of marginalized voices.