Diane Joubert, 45, is an occupational therapist, co-editor of the quarterly “ Seeds of Diversity”, speaker, writer, and coordinator of events relating to environmental issues.
Diane is fluently bilingual in French and English. Her background includes a Master of Sciences degree in Rehabilitation Sciences from McGill University and a Diploma in Environmental Sciences from the University of Quebec in Montreal.
Diane is a very active member of Seeds of Diversity Canada, the only charitable national organization whose mission is to promote the conservation and the use of heritage and unique plant varieties. She wrote several articles and is frequently asked to address the general public and interest groups about the need to maintain the genetic integrity of crop varieties.
Her work in the field of rehabilitation has been primarily with children displaying a physical or intellectual impairment. She is currently working with adults who experience a loss of functional independence.
Diane is mother of two children, grew up in St. Lambert where she returned to live in 1993.