Donna Davis is the Senior Community Engagement Manager for Expect More Arizona, a statewide nonpartisan organization dedicated to ensuring every Arizona child has access to an excellent education, from the early years through college and career. Donna has over 30 years of experience in the non-profit sector, devoting most of her time to organizations that focus on youth, education and workforce development. She coordinated the Jobs for Valley Youth program for Valley of the Sun United Way and Greater Phoenix Leadership and also worked with Communities in Schools. Following that, Donna was responsible for fund development for the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Foundation and coordinated a teacher training program called PASS (Partners Advancing Student Success) for the Arizona K-12 Center. Donna spent 23 years traveling the world as a military spouse and arrived in Phoenix in 1990 from Yemen. During those military years, Donna taught Reading Improvement at a Community College, 3 year olds at a pre-school, outdoor skills to Girl Scouts, and English to Yemeni military members. She worked at the American Embassy in Sana’a Yemen as the Community Liaison Officer and was awarded a Meritorious Honor Award for improving post morale and quality of life. Donna holds a bachelor’s degree in health education from the State University of New York, College at Brockport. She is a member of the Governor’s Commission for Service and Volunteerism, served on the Arizona state PTA Board and is a graduate of Leadership West, Class 3. In 2015, Donna was awarded the Phoenix Champion for Children award from Children’s Action Alliance. Donna and her husband of 45 years, Jeff, are the proud parents of 3 children and even prouder grandparents of 5 grandsons, Tyler (14) and Griffin (10), Jordan (7), Edison (4), Isaac (2), and Layla Katherine (7) their only granddaughter.