Donna Duhe has been an active participant in Bay Area issues for her whole life. Her firm commitment to community is evidenced by her many volunteer efforts including current board leadership at Holy Names High School, in Oakland, Westside Community Services, in San Francisco, and the San Francisco Urban Community Housing Corporation. She also serves as a Commissioner on the Oakland Citizens Police Review Board. Donna's career includes 20 years in the private sector working for RR Donnelley & Sons, a Fortune 250 company, where she held leadership positions in sales and marketing. As Vice President of Sales, she managed domestic and global teams and developed skills in sales, strategic planning, team building, marketing and program development. She left the private sector in 2004 to move into non-profit service in an effort to use her business skills and experience to make a greater impact in the local community.
Donna currently serves as Vice President of Development for the American Red Cross. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Development, at United Way of the Bay Area, where she was responsible for leading a development team that managed over 400 corporate fundraising campaigns across seven Bay Area counties as well as researching and identifying new business opportunities. She left the United Way to become the Chief Development officer for Cal Alumni Association at the University of California, Berkeley, where she worked closely with marketing, finance, and community investment, as well as with volunteers, donors and corporate partners, to maximize communication and opportunity and was recruited for her current position for the American Red Cross in August of 2011.
Donna holds an M.B.A. from University of San Francisco, a Masters Degree in Sociology from U.C. Berkeley, and a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Santa Clara University. Donna is one of six children and a lifelong resident of the East Bay.