Diane Calvert was first elected as a Wharangi/Onslow-Western councillor in 2016 following a successful career working in government and private enterprises in operational management and strategic leadership roles.
Currently Diane holds the Economic Development Portfolio, is chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee, chair of the Finance Working Party and chair of the CEO’s Performance Review Committee. She is also a council appointed trustee to the council controlled organisation- Wellington Museums Trust.
Diane is a key gardener and, along with her husband Jeff, lives in Khandallah. They have four adult daughters and a grandchild who all still live in the wider Wellington area.