Donna has had a long career in education, having been an elementary, junior high and high school teacher and a school principal at all levels. She was Superintendent of Schools – North for Winnipeg School Division from January of 2001 to October of 2008. She has taught in the Certificate in Adult Education Program at Red River College on a part-time basis for many years and was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Manitoba as a Program Supervisor and Instructor for M. Ed. students in Educational Administration.
Donna has been with Red River College since 2009 holding a number of roles. She is currently the Education Director of the RRC Adult Learning Centre and is also the Academic Chair of the School of Indigenous Education.