Diane Quest

Chief External Affairs Officer

https://pointsoflight.org/

Diane Quest is the chief external affairs officer at Points of Light where she leads the external affairs division comprised of the marketing and communications department, the events management department, customer care and mission recognition programs. An accomplished communications professional, she brings 20 years’ experience developing and executing all aspects of marketing and communications. In her prior role at MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, she successfully led a rebranding effort that increased visibility in earned media and social media and doubled registration at the organization’s annual national conference. She previously served at The Pew Charitable Trusts as a communications manager and as the national media director at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Diane also has experience working within the federal government as the media and legislative affairs liaison for the inspector general at the U.S. Department of State and began her career as a television journalist.  

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Listen to These 9 Podcasts About Civic Engagement

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Woman poses in front of a truck filled with humanitarian supplies.
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With the Help of Her Community, Florida Woman Sends Aid to Fellow Ukrainians Devastated by War

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Man poses with his black labrador retriever.
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Retiree’s Guide Dog Volunteerism Helps Disabled Americans

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Teenager kneels next to a child driving a toy car.
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High School Junior Rewires Toy Cars So That Every Child Has the Right to Mobility

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Former Hospital Administrator Fills in the Gaps by Supporting Local Seniors

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Kimberly Brenowitz is the founder of Paws for Life USA, a nonprofit organization that custom trains service and therapy dogs, enabling people with disabilities to lead more empowered and independent lives./Courtesy Kimberly Brenowitz
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Georgia Dog Trainer Starts Nonprofit to Help Those with Disabilities Lead More Independent Lives

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Watch These 9 Documentaries to Get Inspire to Live Your Best Civic Life

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Juju Chang is one of the cofounders of the Korean American Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization that has raised more than $10 million for programs serving under-resourced Korean American individuals and families./Courtesy Juju Chang
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In Both the News and Nonprofit Spheres, World-renowned Journalist Juju Chang Champions Asian American Empowerment

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Through her volunteerism, Michelle utilizes nutrition education to help reduce hunger, create awareness of the importance of bees and pollinators, and serve as a community collaborator./Courtesy Michelle Song
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Growing for Good: Teen Volunteer Gardens to Support Environmental Conservation

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Activate the Points Of Light Civic Circle with These 9 Social Justice Apps 

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The Points of Light Civic Circle Offers Real Ways You Can Change the World 

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Madeline and her dogs in front of the artwork she painted for Humane Fort Wayne’s LoveSeats campaign, which raised over $120,000./Courtesy Madeline Phuong
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Turning Passion into Action, Indiana Teen Sells Artwork to Save Animals

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Cameron Miller, founder of Three Piece Suit Football (TPSF) pictured with former American football official Mike Pereira./Courtesy Cameron Miller
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Football for Good: Volunteer’s “Three Piece Suit Football” Honors Veterans

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Daisy Guillen provides thousands of dollars in grants and community support through the Starbucks Foundation in Long Beach, California/Courtesy Daisy Guillen
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Starbucks Employee Spreads Kindness Across California During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

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Transforming Communities Through Service

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The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Lisa Young serves as a volunteer mentor with Take On College, a nonprofit providing free support to first-generation and low-income students who aspire to attend college./Courtesy Lisa Young
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First Generation, Low-Income Medical Student Paves the Way for Others Through Her Mentorship

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Jessika Kennedy’s Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps team created a COVID-19 response unit in March 2020 to support its Tulsa community throughout the pandemic./Courtesy Jessika Kennedy
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Medical Reserve Corps Phone Bank Volunteer Lives and Breathes Service Throughout the Global Pandemic

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Ways You Can Take Action After Acts of Violence Affect Our Community 

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Two men standing in front of a house with construction in the background.
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Maryland Psychotherapist Dedicates 30 Years to Repairing Houses of Vulnerable Homeowners

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Mental Health is a Driving Force Behind the Points of Light Civic Circle

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Two people push a sea lion pup in a wheelbarrow.
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Lifelong Ocean Lover Volunteers to Promote Conservation

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Woman in a blue blazer stands in a computer science lab.
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Medical Student Fills the Gender Gap Throughout the World of STEM

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Taking Time To Listen & Learn

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After Devastating Liberian Civil War, Volunteer Pays Blessings Forward

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