Diane Underwood

Council Member, Position #6
Initial Term Began:  01/01/2016
Current Term Expires:  12/31/2019

Present City Council Assignments

  • Parks & Recreation Board
  • Selah Park & Recreation Service Area Board
  • Selah School District

Community Service

  • Volunteer with American Red Cross along with being a blood donor since 1979

  • Renal Financial Resources Network as Chief Officer from 2001 to 2003 overseeing treasurer and secretary and making executive decisions with regards to RFRN.  Editor for quarterly newsletter 1986 to 2000. Setting up annual meeting and coordinating annual seminar.
  • Central Washington Kidney Fund 1986 to 2002

Work Experience

  • Working in the medical field as Office Coordinator, Financial Counselor at St Elizabeth Medical Center,  Reception Services at Orthopedics Northwest
  • Worked in the Geotechnical/Engineering field as administrative assistant
  • Owned/Designed Decorated/Operated;  “A Taste of India” Restaurant with husband and running all aspects of business except for cooking


  • Graduate of Selah High School

  • Graduate of Yakima Business College

  • Attended Heritage University and Yakima Valley Community College


  • Selah resident since birth!
  • Married to husband Abdul for 17 years
  • Dog Shows (Champion Lynn D’s Come’n Home and Lynn D’s Missundaztood are my dog kids, aka: Selah and Sophie)
  • Obsessive Gardner and looking for rocks to add to my collection each time I travel
  • Love music and can’t leave home without my iPod jammed with music
  • Avid reader of books with the smell of the paper and ink engrained upon each page (no e-books for me)
  • Passion for Geology and Astronomy


  • Office Telephone: (509)698-7328
  • Fax: (509)698-7338