Donna Warner has worked for the last two decades at the School of Government creating and implementing education and training programs for North Carolina local governmental leaders. She helped create several of the School’s leadership programs including the Local Elected Leaders Academy, the Public Executive Leadership Academy, the LGFCU Fellows, and the Chief District Court Judges Leadership Program. Donna is also a certified facilitator with extensive experience working with boards and groups as well as a Master Trainer in The Leadership Challenge with a solid understanding of the behaviors and practices of exemplary leadership. Donna is able to conduct planning and board/staff retreats, train supervisors and managers in leadership and management, and provide one-on-one executive coaching for elected and appointed officials. Donna earned a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an M.P.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.