Dianira Young

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Dianira Young
Slidell, Louisiana
Slidell High Schol PTSA, Lagniappe PTSA

Personal and Professional Information

  • Accountant, November 1999 to Current
  • Owner of 3 Businesses: Construction, Accounting, and Appliance Store
  • Mom of 3 teen boys: 19, 17, 15
  • Wife of 20 years
  • Northshore One Networking Group Secretary: January 2022 - current
  • PTA member since 2010

PTA Involvement

Current service includes:

  • No board positions just a volunteer at my local high school 

 Previous service includes: 

  • Culture Arts Committee Chair: August 2010 – May 2012
  • 3VP Culture Arts of St Tammany District PTA: August 2012 – May 2014
  • Mayfield Elementary PTA President: August 2012 – May 2013
  • Mayfield Elementary PTA VP: August 2013 – May 2014
  • 3VP Culture Arts of Louisiana State PTA: August 2014 – May 2016
  • Treasurer of St Tammany District PTA: August 2015 – May 2016
  • Slidell Junior High PTSA President: August 2017 – May 2019
  • Slidell Junior High PTSA Volunteer Coordinator: August 2019 – May 2021
  • Slidell High School PTSA Membership Chair: August 2020 – May 2021
  • National PTA Diversity Committee Member: February 2022 – June 2023 

Community Involvement  

  • Church Food outreach ministry 2015 - current, Church Business networking coordinator 2022 - current 

Honors and Awards

  • St Tammany Volunteer of the Year, St Tammany Distinguished Service Award, Louisiana Lifetime Award 

Dianira Young

Candidate Narrative

Dianira Young

I am committed to ensuring that our association is represented by dedicated and capable leaders who will guide us toward a brighter future. My campaign is about elevating leadership and building a stronger, more inclusive community. I am about empowering families and strengthening our community bonds to ensure every child should have the opportunity to thrive. 

I recognize the challenges facing our organization: the need for diverse perspectives, effective communication, and strategic decision-making. These challenges require a leadership team that is proactive, collaborative, and committed to serving the best interests of our community. 

My vision is to cultivate a leadership culture that values transparency, accountability, and inclusivity. I envision a committee that reflects the diversity of our community and works tirelessly to foster collaboration, innovation, and positive change. 

My candidacy is guided by values of integrity, transparency, and servant leadership. I believe in actively listening to the needs of our community, advocating for inclusivity and equity, and upholding the highest ethical standards in all our endeavors. 

Realizing our vision, I have developed a comprehensive action plan focused on three key areas: recruitment, development, and engagement. This plan includes initiatives to recruit diverse candidates for leadership positions, provide ongoing leadership training and development opportunities, and enhance communication and collaboration within the committee and with the broader community. 

I invite every member to join me in this journey toward stronger, more effective leadership. Your input, support, and involvement are vital to our success. Together, let us build a leadership team that reflects the richness and diversity of our community and leads us toward a future of growth and prosperity. 

I am inspired by the potential for positive change that lies ahead. With your trust and support, I am confident, we can build a stronger community.