2010 National Mother of the Year


ResizeImage-3.aspxDianne Callister is President of the Singer Foundation and a former National President of American Mothers, Inc. Dianne believes strongly in giving back to her community and improving lives through improving opportunity. This belief stretches back to her early childhood, having been abandoned as a baby at a Salvation Army hospital. In adulthood, she has acted on her beliefs and has served on numerous boards and consulted with schools, organizations and government leaders across the nation. Dianne has a passion for establishing new programs to meet present-day needs. She is the founder of White Wings and Silver Strings, a non-profit organization that brings music to the inner-city children of Los Angeles and which now operates in conjunction with the Palos Verdes Regional Orchestra. She also founded Project Give, a student-driven service project for middle schools across the country empowering students to become actively involved in identifying and solving problems in their local communities. Dianne currently works at the United Nations in New York City building programs and partnerships with the private sector. In addition, she was honored as the 75th National Mother of the Year ® in 2010 by American Mothers, Inc. and is the UN Representative for the organization. Her proudest accomplishment is her 4 beautiful children and 2 grandchildren.