Representative Diane Hoppe is a native of Sterling, Colorado, completing her fourth term in the Colorado House of Representatives. Representative Hoppe is the Minority Whip and serves on the House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee, the House Appropriations Committee and the Legislative Council Committee.
During her legislative career she has been a strong advocate of rural Colorado and a leader on many water-related issues. She was the first woman to chair the House Ag Committee and the Water Resource Review Committee. She is a charter member of the Colorado Foundation for Water Education and is president of the board of directors.
Diane is the mother of two sons, comes from a farm and ranch background, and is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a major in microbiology.