Donnell's passion for news and politics in North Dakota is a great asset for NDACo. She spent 17 years in broadcast news, winning over 20 state and regional awards for journalistic excellence. During her career in TV, she covered numerous ND Legislative Sessions. She knows the issues, the players and the process. This makes her a valuable asset in her new role as a Government Relations Specialist with NDACo. She will also use her multi-media skills to assist in public relations and social media projects. A product of Bowbells, ND, Donnell is a graduate of the University of Mary. Donnell enjoys photography, gardening and spending good family time cheering on the Bison with her husband Travis and daughter.