Diana Hales and her husband, Cheyney Hales, have lived in Chatham for 32 years and own a small farm on the Rocky River in western Chatham County.
Diana is an active member of local organizations concerned with protecting our natural resources, including the Rocky River Heritage Foundation, the Haw River Assembly the Deep River Park Association, the Chatham Conservation Partnership, Loves Creek Watershed Stewards, and Triangle Land Conservancy.
Diana is experienced in broadcast media, publishing, communications and marketing. She worked in public service for 20 years, including the UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate School of Business, UNC-TV, and the Center for Geographic Information and Analysis in state government. Her husband is a retired TV producer who worked both at UNC-TV and the NC Dept. of Cultural Resources documenting the peoples and cultures within our state.