Diane Arneth, a lifelong Staten Islander, has been a tireless worker for community health and social justice.She helped found the Staten Island Teen Pregnancy Network in 1981 and the Staten Island AIDS Task Force in 1988. She is Board Chair of the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness and chaired the Steering Committee for the first three years of the Tackling Youth Substance Abuse initiative. She is one of the original members and sits on the Board of the Staten Island Not-for-Profit Association, a trade association for 150 nonprofit agencies and completed two years as Board President in June 2014.Arneth has been the director of Community Health Action of Staten Island for 23 years. Under her guidance, Community Health Action became a recognized leader in community health and won the 2008 New York Times Nonprofit Excellence Award for Overall Management Excellence. She served four years as an appointee on the Mayor's HIV Planning Council setting funding priorities for $110 million dollars annually. She now serves as a gubernatorial appointee on the NY State AIDS Advisory Council and is a member of the Community Advisory Council of the New York State Health Foundation.Arneth received a BSN in nursing from Hunter College and an Executive MPA from Baruch College. She is an active North Shore Rotary Club member serving as Club President 2006-2007 and currently lives in West Brighton with her husband, Robert Brown.