Campaign to Elect Donna Ensley PO Box 1983 Skyland, NC 28776 US

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See Buncombe County Early Voting sites and schedule information, as well as Absentee Voting, on Donna's Buncombe Co District 3 page.


Donna has been endorsed by these organizations and community leaders:

The Sierra Club of Western North Carolina

Equity North Carolina Action Fund PAC

Major General Rick Deveraux USAF (Retired), Past President Rotary Club of Asheville

Jennie Eblen     VP Biltmore Oil, Former CFWNC BOD member, Community advocate

Louise Glickman  Community advocate

Lynn Kieffer     Pharmacist, Mountain Child Advocacy Board member

Daryl Slaton     Community advocate

Kitty Schaller    (Retired) Executive Director MANNA FoodBank, Medicaid expansion advocate

Bill Sederburg   Senior Scholar at American Association of State Colleges and Universities, WNC Broadband Project Board


Donna and her husband Curtis enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, and all the beautiful nature Buncombe County has to offer.

 Donna Ensley is a Buncombe County resident for 32 years and the former Chief Development Officer at MANNA FoodBank. 

Donna has spent years proving her leadership in her profession, her community and her church.

 An experienced and proven leader and professional, Donna earned the 2014 WNC Outstanding Fundraising Professional Fundraiser Award. 

Now retired from MANNA Food Bank, Donna continues to donate countless volunteer hours to community organizations.

 As a community leader and volunteer she served on numerous boards and as President of the YWCA, PTA, Helpmate, Rotary Club of Asheville, and as a church elder. 


Speaking to a group of concerned Biltmore Park residents, Donna addresses concerns about Duke Energy'e coal ash plant, as well as her thoughts on other environmental issues.

I will work to promote fairness, truth and goodwill in all Buncombe County’s decision making and I will be accountable to our citizens. My priorities are education, infrastructure collaboration, environment and affordable housing.  To succeed in education, Buncombe County needs to invest in early childhood development, youth, teachers, and technology. 

Donna addresses the Buncombe County LBGTQ Democrats meeting to share her platform issues and concerns.

 We need to work collaboratively with the city, Buncombe county and municipalities strategically planning for inevitable future development and we must invest in infrastructure now to address current and emerging needs.  We have to emphasize and build on our assets to attract quality employers who will diversify our workforce.  

As a long-time Buncombe County resident, living on their farm in south Buncombe, Donna is passionate about the county's future.

 We need to insist on a living wage for our citizens.  And finally, we need to advocate for environmentally-responsible development and protect the resources that make Buncombe County a desirable place to work, live, and play. 


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