Donna became politically active as a teenager marching for the Equal Rights Amendment and in support of Roe v Wade. She spent 30 years as a public employee spending most of her time leading the Department of Motor Vehicles offices across the state, working to improve customer service through training and technology. Once Donna retired she began volunteering for campaigns beginning with John Kerry for President. She works to elect Democrats up and down the ticket in each election. Donna is also an active volunteer with organizations who partner with the Democratic Party such as Planned Parenthood and Battle Born Progress. She loves to garden, growing her own vegetables. Donna is the grandmother of two boys.