Lead Matriarch

Diana Day is an Indigenous First Nations from the Oneida Nation, a member of the Wolf Clan and has lived in Vancouver since the early 80’s. Diana is passionate about social justice issues that impact the health and welfare of the most vulnerable. Diana has an honors degree in Psychology and is the Lead Matriarch for the Pacific Association of First Nations Women since June of 2017. A long-time advocate for health care and education Diana was the Leader, Aboriginal Community Development and Engagement for over 10 years with Vancouver Coastal Health and worked diligently with the First Nations communities throughout the Region. Her work experience includes work at the local, regional, provincial and national level ranging from program development to management. With exceptional facilitation skills Diana has provided personal and professional development training for Indigenous people in Canada and the US. Diana volunteers as a board member of the Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council in Vancouver. Her most important role is mothering her two young adult children Alexander and Angeline, both in Post Secondary Studies.