Diane Litsey, Executive Director, Children's Dance Foundation, received her B.S. in Arts Management from Eastern Michigan University and studied management at Columbia College. She became Executive Director of CDF in 1991. Prior to that, Diane: wrote policy and procedure for the L.A. County Museum of Art; produced the ten-day performing arts festival, the Michigan Festival. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Public and Private Management from Birmingham Southern College. She is now President of the Alabama Dance Council, on the board of the Homewood Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Leadership Birmingham Class of 2009.