Diane O'Donnell

Interim Director of Human Resources CLF Massachusetts

Diane O’Donnell is the Interim Director of Human Resources at CLF, serving an interim role during Shira Gubb’s leave of absence.  Diane oversees HR functions for the organization – including recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, performance management, and compliance. Diane has experience prior to CLF in both nonprofit and for-profit organizations, mainly with conservation, science and research based organizations.  

Before joining CLF, Diane served as the Director of Compensation, Benefits & HRIS at the New England Aquarium.  There, Diane developed compensation strategies focused on fair and equitable pay practices, served as project manager for the implementation of a UKG Human Resources Information System, and was committed to provide competitive, comprehensive and affordable benefits for Aquarium employees. 

Diane graduated from Boston College with a BA in Human Development. She lives in Winchester, MA with her husband and two children and enjoys hiking, running, and hitting the ski slopes.