Dianne Culbertson (Secretary)
Upstate Forever: About UF
Who We Are & What We Do
is a native of Gray Court in Laurens County.
has been an active volunteer in her
community, schools, and scouting.
A graduate of Bauder College and Kennedy Western University, Dianne has worked in interior design, banking, juvenile justice, and social services.
For the past decade, she
has been heavily involved in historic preservation and conservation.
Dianne is founder and President of the Gray Court - Owings Historical Society, working to preserve the history and historic structures of the area.
She is State Chaplain of the SC Daughters of the American Revolution and Vice Chair of the Tamassee DAR School Board.
She has served on the boards of Laurens County Community Foundation, Laurens County First Steps, Laurens County Museum, Rosemont Preservation Society, Conservation Voters of South Carolina, and the Joe Adair Outdoor Education Foundation.
She is a member of Dials United Methodist Church where she is a Sunday School teacher, choir member, and Chair of the Trustees and PPRC.
has worked on the Laurens County Land Trust Task Force
and was named Upstate Forever's
2009 Land Conservation Champion in recognition of her
remarkable achievements in the conservation field.
has two grown sons, Chad and Tucker.