Donetta Clark returned to Advancement Project in November 2014, as Administrative-Assistant/Receptionist. She formerly served at Advancement Project as a community-partnership enrollee with the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. (NCBA), leading to a part-time/temporary placement. In 2012, she accepted an offer for a full-time position within the NCBA-Environmental Protection Agency federal partnership as a Scheduler-Executive Assistant/Office Management. Her professional experience includes HR, accounting, and administration assistance in the federal government; training in non-profit development under the mayor's Strengthening Partners Initiative; and employment as a development associate, and office manager/executive assistant.
Donetta is a native Washingtonian, and lives in the D.C.-area with her husband and eight grown children, who are residents of the greater-Washington region. She has served in veritable roles in community service: community liaison consultant and advocate, working with a Family Development Center, leading to nomination of the Linowes Leadership Award; Field Recruiter for the Girl Scouts, winning the nation's Capital Bell Leadership Award; community initiatives for advocacy related to domestic violence, infant mortality and morbidity; as a mentor, & PTA president. She has served on several boards of directors including for a charter school, community-based organizations and domestic-violence initiatives; and has worked on local election campaigns.
Donetta was educated in the D.C. public school system, attended college at formerly named D.C. Teacher's College, American University, Prince Georges Community College, and the University of the District of Columbia.