A lifelong resident of the Upper Peninsula, Dianda and his wife, Debbie, live in Calumet.
Dianda attended Lake Superior State University and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Dianda previously worked as a transportation maintenance worker for the Michigan Department of Transportation after owning a small retail store in Calumet.
He served as the president of Calumet village and the Michigan State Employees Association.
State Representative Scott Dianda is serving his first term representing Michigan’s 110th House District.