Diane Gerrish serves as the Regional Director of Development for the Midwest. Diane connects National Parks Conservation Association's most generous Midwest-based supporters with our advocacy and activities to protect our national parks.

Prior to joining the NPCA team in 2015, Diane served as Associate Director of Development at The Nature Conservancy and Development Manager at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Diane received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The first national park she visited was the Badlands National Park at age 2, and her favorite is Sequoia National Park. She lives in Chicago with her husband and twin daughters.