Dianne Primavera is a Colorado native and has worked in public service and the non-profit sectors for over three decades. She has worked as a vocational counselor, government manager, and served as an elected official. Dianne was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2006, and re-elected in 2008. During her time in the legislature, Dianne was chosen to serve as Chair of the Legislative Audit Committee and sponsored legislation to create the Colorado Autism Commission. Additionally, Dianne is a breast cancer survivor.