Donna studied music initially at Birmingham Conservatoire, then Huddersfield and Aberdeen Universities. As well as teaching music, she also plays the double bass in various orchestras.
Another important role in the community is her work as a support group facilitator for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome. The website for the Shropshire M. E. Group is http://www.shropshiremegroup.org.uk/
Donna completed a fundraising 100 mile cycle ride in June to raise funds for the Shropshire M. E. Group. To find out more about this visit her blog www.donnasbikeride4smeg.blogspt.co.uk or visit the Shropshire M. E. Group website www.shropshiremegroup.org.uk