Dione is an longterm member of Assisi Aid Projects, and a member of the team that worked on the relocation of its base from Bendigo to Melbourne. Dione has worked in aid and development for over twenty years, with an expertise in the not-for-profit sector. With skills in leadership, governance and management, Dione began her career with in an Australian Volunteers International placement in Vanuatu in 2000. She later spent 10 years with Live & Learn, working closely with the administration and communication teams domestically and internationally.