Dyonne is a proud Githabal woman from the far North Coast of NSW. She is an experienced school principal and has led in senior management roles including curriculum consultant at a regional and state level. Dyonne was previously the Chief Operations Officer at the Stronger Smarter Institute with a focus and priority on First Nations educational success. Dyonne is currently the President of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Principals’ Association (NATSIPA) and was a member of the 2022 National Teaching Workforce Action Plan group and is currently a member of the expert panel to inform a better and fairer education system appointed by Federal Education Minister, Jason Clare as part of the National School Reform Agenda.