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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

Commissioner Erika Donalds

Appointed by Speaker

Proposals Introduced

  • P 0018 DECLARATION OF RIGHTS, creates new section
    Last Action: 11/3/2017 Referred to Declaration of Rights; Legislative
  • P 0031 SUFFRAGE AND ELECTIONS, repeal s. 7
    Last Action: 12/1/2017 Withdrawn from further consideration
  • P 0032 EDUCATION, State board of education; School districts; school boards; State University System
    Last Action: 11/16/2017 On Committee agenda-- Education, 11/27/17, 11:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida --Temporarily Postponed
  • P 0033 EDUCATION, Superintendent of schools; SCHEDULE, creates new section
    Last Action: 12/7/2017 On Committee agenda-- Local Government, 12/14/17, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
  • P 0043 EDUCATION, School districts; school boards
    Last Action: 12/7/2017 On Committee agenda-- Local Government, 12/14/17, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
  • P 0045 EDUCATION, Public education
    Last Action: 11/10/2017 Referred to Education
  • P 0071 EDUCATION, School districts; school boards
    Last Action: 11/27/2017 Referred to Education
  • P 0077
    Last Action: 11/27/2017 Referred to Local Government

Proposals Co-Introduced

  • P 0056 SUFFRAGE AND ELECTIONS, Prohibition on expenditure of public funds for campaign spending
    Last Action: 12/7/2017 On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 12/13/17, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida

Biographical Information

Occupation: Chief Financial Officer/Chief Compliance Officer & Partner, DGHM; Vice Chair, District School Board of Collier County
City: Naples (Collier County)

Commissioner Erika Donalds is a fourth generation Floridian from Tampa, Florida. She attended Florida State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Accounting, and later, she earned a Masters in Accountancy from Florida Atlantic University. Commissioner Donalds is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). 

Elected to the Collier County School Board in 2014, Commissioner Donalds currently serves as the board’s Vice Chair. During her tenure on the school board, she co-founded the Florida Coalition of School Board Members (FCSBM) and served as the group’s President from 2015-2016. She remains a Director of FCSBM, and also serves on the Champions Advisory Council for Champions for Learning, Collier County’s education foundation.

Commissioner Donalds is Chief Financial Officer/Chief Compliance Officer and Partner at Dalton, Greiner, Hartman, Maher & Co., LLC (DGHM), an investment management firm. She has been with DGHM since 2002 and serves on the firm’s Management Committee. In 2014, she was named one of Gulfshore Business Magazine’s “40-Under-40.”

Commissioner Donald’s passion for education is exhibited by her extensive community involvement. She was a founding member and Past President of Parents R.O.C.K., “Parents’ Rights Of Choice for Kids,” a non-profit focused on uniting parents and providing representation for parent and student interests on state and local education issues. She also served as a founding Advisory Board Member for Mason Classical Academy, a Hillsdale College public charter school in Collier County and was the weekly Education Correspondent for Daybreak on 92.5FM Fox News Radio. 

Since moving to Naples in 2002, Commissioner Donalds and her husband Byron have provided financial counseling to countless families and have served in the youth ministry of their church, Living Word Family Church, since 2002. Together they have three school-age sons – Damon, Darin and Mason.