Donna works at St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho as a Grants Development Specialist and Community Outreach Advocate. She was born in Pennsylvania, spent 20 years in Sandpoint, and has worked most of her life in the social services industry. Throughout her life, Donna has also worked in the restaurant business (often as a second job) as a server, hostess, manager, bartender and at one point, an owner. Her experience in the service industry has given her a lifetime of lessons and a full heart for those that do these jobs for a living. Donna holds a BA in communications from Marywood University and a diploma in digital art and an Associate’s of Science degree in graphic design from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Donna first became involved with CDAIDE as a volunteer and mentor and now serves as President of the board of directors of CDAIDE.