About Diana

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My Story

Hello Edmonton! My name is Diana Steele and I am running to be your next Mayor; the first female Metis Mayor.

I have been a steady community volunteer since I was a teenager and developed the understanding of the concept of giving back. Over the past 6 years I have dedicated myself to the community of Crestwood and surrounding areas. I am currently the President of Crestwood Community League, but have volunteered with the Festival of  Trees, KidSport, Candy Cane Lane, created the nationally recognized fundraiser Soccer Balls for Syrians, and started a 50 person committee for grocery delivery to get food delivered to those quarantined or immunocompromised during covid. 

Over the past 18 years I have run 3 of my own small businesses, taught business courses at NorQuest College and developed senior leadership policies for the Government of Alberta. Currently, I am enjoying my role with the Pilgrims Hospice, Edmonton’s first free standing residential hospice. I am also on contract with the Federal Government as a Designated Representative and I also substitute teach from time to time.

My education includes a Bachelor of Education, a Master’s Degree in Work, Organization and Leadership and a certificate in Organization Development Foundations from Queens University.

On a personal note, I am a mom to two boys; a pre-teen and a teen. When I have spare time, which admittedly isn't very often, you can probably find me shopping. I really miss spending time with friends and family at their homes or while supporting local business, but look forward to the days when we can all be together again.

 

Diana 

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Territorial Acknowledgment

We wish to acknowledge that the land on which we gather is Treaty 6 territory and a traditional meeting ground and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, and Nakota Sioux Peoples.