Doncella Wilson


As an Eastern Shore of Maryland native, Doncella completed her primary education in Queen Anne’s County and holds an Associate degree in Human Services from Chesapeake College, a Bachelor of Arts and a master’s degree in Social Work from Salisbury University. Ms. Wilson is a state of Maryland Board Approved and Licensed Master Social Worker with more than twenty years’ experience in the Human Services profession. She is currently the Co-Founder of Minary’s Dream Alliance, Inc. (MDA) where she serves as the Executive Director. The mission of MDA is “to transform the lives of youth, families and communities through education, resource development and community engagement”. Ms. Wilson was elected in 2017 to serve as a Council Member on the Town Council in Denton, Maryland. She volunteers her time on various local and state boards. Ms. Wilson was appointed by Governor Hogan to serve on the Uninsured Employers Fund Board in 2019 and most recently she was appointed to the Commission on Trauma Informed Care.. Doncella seeks to live her life as the Maya Angelou quote encourages… “When you learn teach, when you get give.”

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