Name: Diane L. Viero

Department: Event Management & Protocol

Job: Director

Length of employment at UCR: Started in April 1994

My work focuses on: Providing leadership and direction in the conceptualization, implementation, production and management of campus-wide special events and programs such as UCR annual black tie donor-recognition gala, commencement and campus milestone events such as the chancellor's inauguration and the opening celebration of UCR Palm Desert.

Things you should know: I live in Running Springs in the San Bernardino Mountains with my husband and our two young sons. We really love living in the mountains with its more relaxed pace of living, four beautiful seasons and numerous opportunities for fun outdoor activities like skiing and hiking.