Diane Marshall has served in the role of Executive Director of the Residences of 1425 Bayview, http://www.residencesofbayview.com/, since 2008. Her career choices have always been informed by organizations and work for which she has a passion. This has made for an eclectic background dedicated to facilitating innovative learning, transformational experiences and collaborative partnerships. Her extensive experience spans public and private sector in human resources and program development in the aboriginal community. She is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and a Life Coach. Mental health and addictions is particularly close to her heart. In the ‘70s in Montreal, her own family was personally involved in creating ‘Portage’, a community which has become an international model for addiction treatment.