Donna E. Warner
Areas of Expertise
Leadership education and training for elected officials and public managers; board development; retreat planning and facilitation; strategic planning
Donna Warner is director of the Local Elected Leaders Academy. In this capacity, she works with faculty to design and implement education and training programs for city and county elected officials. Warner brings expertise in budget and management analysis, strategic planning, human resource administration, and retreat facilitation. She has conducted planning and board retreats for multiple North Carolina municipalities and counties, helping boards plan and work together to solve public problems. Warner earned a BA from the University of Virginia and an MPA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.