Diane Woods is the ACNO and executive director for ambulatory care at UC Davis Health in Sacramento CA. Her nursing career encompasses almost 40 years of experience in acute care and ambulatory care, which she began in 2006 at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta. She is an expert in operations assessments, telehealth nursing, and change management. She is a member of the ANA, Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL), AONL, and AAACN. Her tenure with AAACN includes serving on two national task forces for telehealth nursing, as the 2023-24 chair-elect for the Leadership SIG, and as a member of the Legislative SIG.