Vice President of Grant Writing and Corporate Giving
Originally from upstate New York, Donna resided in Las Vegas for the past 12 years. Over the past 30 years, Donna has been privileged to work in the fields of Social Services, Substance Abuse Counseling and Law Enforcement, retiring from a career as an Investigative Probation Officer for Santa Barbara County California. From May 2010 to June 2011, she assisted Second Wind Dreams, an organization that focuses on making the dreams of seniors who reside in elder care communities come true, getting a push-start in Las Vegas as the Las Vegas Community Relations person focusing on dreamweaving, fundraising, public relations and volunteer coordination. She also served on the Board of Directors of Spirit Therapies – a wonderful therapeutic horse back riding program in Las Vegas that serves mentally and physically challenged children and veterans. While in that position she also researched and wrote grants for Spirit as well as assisted with fundraising, donor requests, media contacts and wrote and published several articles about that organization.