Who We Are
The Office of Diversity Development and Inclusion supports churches, pastors, conference staff, the cabinet, and committees. We are committed to the work of dismantling racism and inclusion.
Coordinator, Diversity Development and Inclusion
Rev. Dr. Dianne Glave is currently a staff member of the Western Pennsylvania United Methodist Conference Center as the Coordinator of Diversity Development.
She completed her M.Div. at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. After completing her degree, she served as a local pastor at Crafton United Methodist Church and Ingomar Church in Pittsburgh.
Dr. Glave's background, an M.A. and Ph.D. in History with an emphasis on African American and environmental history and experience as a professor in African American Studies and Ethnic Studies, serves as a foundation for her current position.
Her publications include Rooted in the Earth: Reclaiming the African American Environmental Heritage and To Love the Wind and the Rain: African American Environmental History, a co-edited volume.
Assistant to the Bishop