Association Management and Client Relations
B.A., Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri
Donna Vossen joined the governmental consulting and association management firm of Gamble & Schlemeier in April of 1996. She is a lifelong resident of Jefferson City. Donna brings 26 years of business management experience prior to her employment with Gamble & Schlemeier. Her initial function at Gamble & Schlemeier was to maintain and operate a medical related certification system which was subject to state regulation and review. The audits by state officials for the program always received perfect scores. Her professionalism, organizational skills and attention to detail were exemplary. Donna's role evolved to meeting and convention planning. In 1999 Donna became executive director of the Missouri Association for Career and Technical Education, a group of over 2000 career and technical teachers, counselors and administrators. Her duties included planning four board meetings per year; Legislative Day for over 200 individuals and a summer conference for over 1,300 attendees. She also made arrangements for the Executive Committee to attend several large meeting throughout the country. Donna retired from this position on December 31, 2015. Her duties with Gamble & Schlemeier also include making arrangements for business traveling, multiple requirements during the legislative session including planning functions for different clients when they are in Jefferson City for Legislative Days, setting up meetings for other associations, and tracking legislation. Donna also handles, processes, and submits the Ethics reporting for Gamble & Schlemeier.
On a personal note, Donna and her husband, Tom, of 48 years have two adult sons who both live in Kansas and 4 grandchildren. She is a member of the Board of Governors of Capitol Region Medical Center, a member of the Century Study Club and belongs to the IC Church Circle. She and her husband are actively involved in their church and their grandchildren's school functions and numerous sporting activities. Donna is a graduate of Helias Catholic High School and attended Avila University in Kansas City.