Donna Walker James joined Agenda:Alexandria as a Board Member in 2005. She has served as Chair, and several years as Treasurer. In 2017, she transitioned off the Board into a new role as Executive Director – a one-day per week role. James also works with several Alexandria non-profit organizations including Goodwin House Foundation and First Night Alexandria.
Previously, James held positions at Volunteer Alexandria, Senior Services of Alexandria, Friends of Guest House, and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. She was Vice President for a family-owned real estate company and still serves as Operations Manager for her husband’s heating and air conditioning business, HonestAire.
James also serves as Treasurer on the Boards of Directors of Living Legends of Alexandria and Concerned Citizens Network of Alexandria. She is a T.C. Williams Graduate and received a BA in Urban Studies and a Masters in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.