Meet Diana K. Nelson

Protecting Your Tax Dollars

Diana K. Nelson has served on council for 5 years. Diana is a CPA with a Master’s Degree in Taxation from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas. She has also completed a Comparative Tax Policy and Administration program from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. She began an accounting practice in Texas in 1998 and continues her practice on a part-time basis. Currently she serves as the Chief Financial Officer for one of the nation’s largest background check companies, a position she has held for 11 years.

Diana is a strong advocate for taxpayer rights and has traveled globally to learn and fight for a fair and just tax system. She was appointed by the Treasury of the United States to serve on a Federal Advisory Board as the only taxpayer advocate panel member to represent Ohio. She identifies taxpayer issues on a systemic level and works with the IRS to implement change.

Diana Nelson has also served as a board member of the Ohio Municipal League (OML) and is currently serving on the board of the OML tax committee. Ms. Nelson currently serves as the President of the Warren County Municipal League. She loves to give back to her community and does so by donating her time to help non-profit organizations. She is currently a Board Member and Treasurer for Blue Skies for the Good Guys and Gals Warrior Foundation; a nonprofit charity that provides an exciting combination of activities meant to enrich the lives of our active-duty and veteran men and women injured in combat deployments abroad. Diana is a former Sunday school teacher at Heritage Presbyterian Church.

Diana is a widow with three children Victoria Nelson (23), Alexa Nelson (21) and Bella Nelson (18). Victoria graduated from Xavier University and currently sells medical devices, Alexa is a senior at Miami of Ohio and will be graduating with a sociology degree with an emphasis in criminal justice, and Bella is a senior at Mason High School.