Diane D. Cusack

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One
Chapter: 
1

Diane Cusack has recently completed her second term on the Scottsdale City Council. Mrs. Cusack came to Scottsdale in 1957 and since that time has been very active in community affairs.

Mrs. Cusack's involvement with Scottsdale began in 1964 and led to service on the Planning and Zoning Commission for thirteen years, five as Chairman. Mrs. Cusack has participated as a speaker and panelist at numerous meetings of the Arizona Planning Association, and is recognized statewide for her expertise in the planning field.

Presently, Mrs. Cusack is serving her seventh term as President of the Maricopa County Board of Health. Long active in the health field, she is also Chairman of the City's Emergency Medical Services Committee and in the past has served as a member of the Board of the local Hospital.

After receiving a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Rosary College, Mrs. Cusack became one of the first women to attend the Harvard Business School, receiving a Special Certificate in 1954. A market research analyst, Mrs. Cusack has devoted herself to community affairs since residing in Scottsdale.

While raising her family, Mrs. Cusack was active in scouting. She initiated and managed a school library, and served as a Red Cross School Nurses' Assistant at Tonalea School. She also was president of the Scottsdale League of Women Voters and President of the Scottsdale Symphony Guild, and is a member of the Arizona Academy.

Mrs. Cusack and her husband, Joseph, a Senior Engineer with Motorola, have three grown children and remain active members of their church and community.