Donna is originally from Canada, where she managed shopping centers and owned two gas stations. Then later owned an Antique and Auction Company with her husband, where they specialized in turn of the century wagons and wagon wheels. Outside of work, Donna has always been involved in the nonprofit sector, helping with events and fund raisers. Along with serving on the Board for Habitat for Humanity, Donna also is Chaplain for the Dixie Elks Lodge, acts as first vice-president for the Ladies of Elks, serves in Girls on the Run, is a part of the committee for the Utah Nonprofit Association, belongs to the AAUW, and serves as co-chair for the November Scholarship Gala. Plus, Donna and a group of friends feed the homeless once a month and provide lunch to between 400 to 500 homeless on Christmas Day.