Dionne is an ISA-certified arborist who has been with the Delaware Forest Service since June, 2014. Since that time, she has been working for the Urban & Community Forestry Program Currently, she is the Partnership & Outreach Coordinator. She completed her M.S. in Natural Resources from Delaware State University with a focus in Urban Forestry. Her research centered on the survival of trees planted through grants provided by Delaware U&CF over the last 15 years.