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.