Diane Priolo was appointed to the Sahuarita Town council in June 2022
She is the proud mother of two accomplished daughters, both of whom are currently reserve officers in the USAF and veterans of the War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. Her dad was a Marine and her mom was a WAC during WW II.
Having left NYC at age 38, she spent the next thirty years in the Chapel Hill, NC area primarily employed at the University of North Carolina Hospital. Her skills as the Complex Case Manager are well respected within that institution.
Diane also has a strong calling to serve others. She earned her Masters Degree in Social Work in 1976. Diane is a seasoned clinical social worker making her a valuable member to the residents of Sahuarita and the Town Council.
Enamored with the Sonoran Desert after visiting her daughter who had moved to Rancho Sahuarita, she decided to retire and move to AZ in January 2020. Diane found herself drawn to the spirituality of the land, the majesty of the mountains, and the allure of the monsoon.
Diane hit the deck running, so to speak, after choosing to call Sahuarita her home. In that short time she was elected a Precinct Committeeman, elected to serve as the Secretary on the Executive Committee of Legislative District 2, and appointed to be a state representative. Her candidacy for the Sahuarita Town Council is a natural progression of her governmental calling.
Diane consider herself to be:
"a cowgirl now...with an unmistakable Brooklyn accent."
and the Town couldn't be more excited for her to join our team.