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Donna Renee Kemp, American public administration educator, public policy educator, academic administrator. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Idaho, 1982, licensed counselor Idaho, 1984. Recipient Affirmative Action Faculty Development program award, California State University Systems, 1983; Whittenberger fellow, University Idaho, 1977, Stillinger scholar, 1976.


Kemp, Donna Renee was born on April 12, 1945 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Glen E. and Maybel A. (Smith) Kemp.


Student Chapman College, 1963—1965. Bachelor cum laude in Political Science, College Idaho, 1967. Master of Arts, University Oregon, 1970.

Master of Public Administration, University Idaho, 1977. Master of Education, College Idaho, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Idaho, 1978.


Director volunteer services, coordinator foster grandparents program Idaho State School and Hospital, Department Health and Welfare, Nampa, 1971—1975. Planner Executive Office of Governor Division Budget and Policy Planning, Boise, 1975. Program manager Idaho Office Energy, 1978—1980.

Principal planner Idaho Department Health and Welfare, 1980. Associate professor political science, coordinator government public service program Winthrop College, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1980—1981. Professor public policy and administration, coordinator healthcare management program California State College, Bakersfield, 1981—1985.

Professor public administration and political science, advisor, coordinator California State University, Chico, since 1985. Adjunct professor College Idaho, Caldwell, 1970—1972, Boise State University, 1972—1980. Consultant in field, since 1976.


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker Idaho, 1982, licensed counselor Idaho, 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Counselor Haven Counseling Center, Bakersfield, 1982—1985. Member of American Mental Health Counselors Association, American Personnel and Guidance Association, American Public Health Association, American Political Science Association, American Society Public Administration, League of Women Voters, American Civil Liberties Union, National Organization of Women, Sierra Club.


Married Geoffrey K. Guss, April 11, 1970 (divorced ). 1 child April R. Kemp Guss.

Glen E. Kemp

Maybel A. (Smith) Kemp

Geoffrey K. Guss

April R. Kemp Guss Kemp