Dianne Ross is experienced and awarded Teaching Vocational Education Certified Educator with 25 years of experience. Ms. Ross is the President and founder of a Charity organization Harm Minimization Strategics that commenced in 2009. Harm Minimization Strategics’s vision is to support marginalized and vulnerable youth in making proactive and positive choices that can impact drug, sex, or other harmful substances or activities.
Educational campaigns expose youth to critical situations that they could be exposed to and provide options and strategies for better decision making. Working in schools, with Government and local councils Dianne has delivered educational campaigns providing knowledge and information about support services, government networks, and emergency contacts to engage with prior, during and post harmful exposure.
Ms. Ross has traveled extensively delivering educational courses and is the Founder of Nu-Path Training, a Registered Training Organisation, and Company for the past 10 years. Dianne undertakes compliance for RTO requirements for TAFE as well as other private RTO’s. Passionate about education, delivery, and sustainability of educational pathways Dianne is sought after to identify prospects for marginalized and vulnerable youth to enter formal educational pathways.
Qualified to deliver training in numerous registered training programs Dianne has delivered hospitality training within regions of Far North Queensland, islands and Resorts throughout Australia. Winning the Regional, State and National Educational awards and having worked as a
A flight attendant for QANTAS in her year career Dianne has nearly three decades of understanding education, service and delivery.
Dianne is committed to supporting the community. Volunteering at schools for more than 30 years, for events and fundraisers is the vision she shares and mentors in others. Dianne helps coordinates the Hair Aid Community Cuts in the Sunshine Coast region, working and donating goods, time and helping mentor new volunteers.
The experience of attending a Hair Aid project in 2019 exposed Dianne to the value that can be created by the work Hair Aid does.
‘Giving back is what everyone can do, no matter how little the time you can commit, that time can help at the grass-root level.