Diane has worked as the college and career counselor since 2023 at Grace Community School, along with 34 years of experience in education with Tyler ISD as a teacher/coach but primarily as a counselor. She received her bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and her master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin University. She is married to Craig Carnes of 31 years, and they have two children – Case is 27, and Claire is 24. They all love the outdoors and especially hiking and walking! Diane also loves to cheer on her Baylor Bears and the Arkansas Razorbacks! She truly enjoys watching most sports, reading, planting flowers, AND spending time with family and friends – most important to her! She and her husband attend Marvin Methodist Church.