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Donna Elaine Burgess

Donna Elaine Burgess, British, American social worker, director. Diplomate Academy Certified Social Workers; certified Thanatology 2003. Secretary Central Iowa Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, 1988-1989, Dreams Can Come True-a Non-Profit Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome organization, since 1992. Member National Association of Social Workers (president 1996-1998, secretary 1992-1994, grantee 1992).).

Background

  • Burgess, Donna Elaine was born on April 14, 1956 in Lancaster, Calif. Daughter of Harold Irwin and Phyllis Elaine (Ashby) Burgess.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1985. Master of Social Work, University Iowa, 1988. Certified in aging studies, University Iowa, 1991.

    Career

    • Family and community counselor Beloit of Iowa, Ames, 1979-1982. Social worker Lutheran Society Services, 1982-1987. Medical social worker Hospice Central Iowa, Des Moines, 1987-1993.

      Clinical social worker Counseling & Assessment Services Professional Corporation, 1993—2003. Grief and volunteer services director Hospice Central Iowa, West Des Moines, since 2003. Consultant social worker Calvin Community, Des Moines, 1994-2002, Bishop Drumm Care Center, Johnston, Iowa, 1997-2002.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate Academy Certified Social Workers. Certified Thanatology 2003.

    Membership

    Secretary Central Iowa Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, 1988-1989, Dreams Can Come True-a Non-Profit Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome organization, since 1992. Member National Association of Social Workers (president 1996-1998, secretary 1992-1994, grantee 1992).).

    Connections

    • father: Harold Irwin Burgess
    • mother: Phyllis Elaine (Ashby) Burgess
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    Born April 14, 1956
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1985
      Iowa State University
    • 1988
      University Iowa
    • 1991
      University Iowa
    • 1979 - 1982
      Family and community counsel, or Beloit of Iowa
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1982 - 1987
      social worker, Lutheran Society Services
    • 1987 - 1993
      medical social worker, Hospice Central Iowa
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1993 - 2003
      clinical social worker, Counseling & Assessment Services Professional Corporation
    • 2003
      grief and volume services director, Hospice Central Iowa
      West Des Moines, Iowa, United States