Diana Woods, of Lexington, is a native of Harrison County and a lifelong educator.
Woods was a teacher, principal and director of middle schools in Fayette County and then became superintendent of Campbellsville Independent Schools in Taylor County. In retirement, she consulted with the Kentucky Center for School Safety and is a clinical educator at Georgetown College.
Woods also serves on the Kentucky African American Heritage Commission.
Her term will expire April 14, 2026.
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Newly appointed Kentucky Board of Education member Diana Woods sits in a classroom at Henry Clay High School (Fayette County) on June 14, 2023. Woods was principal at the school from 1994 to 2000. (Toni Konz Tatman, Kentucky Department of Education)