Donna grew up on a sheep farm at Enfield (Oamaru). She now lives with her husband Brett and their three boys on an 1100ha sheep and beef farm at Greenvale. Donna joined the Gore clinic in 2002 as a mixed animal vet. Now Donna mostly works with sheep and beef farmers. She has a passion for increasing productivity and profitability on farms. She thrives being part of her rural community through involvement with the local school, farming groups and scouts.