Donna is a graduate of Millersville University of Pennsylvania where she earned a BA in Anthropology with a concentration in Archaeology. She also earned an MA in Historic preservation from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland where she concentrated on historic cemetery preservation, writing her graduate thesis on the preservation of the above-ground cemeteries here in New Orleans.
Before moving to New Orleans, she was the director/curator at the Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation where she was not only responsible for the preservation of over 10,000 medical artifacts and archival materials but was also instrumental in taking what was a collection of warehoused medical artifacts and creating a museum and exhibit space that is now open to the public.
In addition to her work here at the Louisiana National Guard Museums, she teaches Historic Preservation and Museum Studies as an adjunct instructor at Grand Canyon University.
You can reach Donna at 504-278-8389 or firstname.lastname@example.org