Senator Donna Campbell is a conservative who has spent a lifetime helping others through medicine and Christian ministry.
She is a double-board certified physician, woman of faith, and proud parent of four daughters. She lives in New Braunfels with her husband Stan, who works in San Antonio. She has been a resident of Central Texas for over 20 years. Her youngest daughter attends public school in Comal County.
Senator Campbell is certified in both emergency room medicine and ophthalmology. She completed her Masters of Nursing from Texas Woman’s University as a Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist. She received her M.D. from Texas Tech University, where she was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the honor society for medical schools.
Senator Campbell has been recognized by the Texas Conservative Coalition as one of the Top Five Courageous Conservatives in the state senate. She sits on the Education, Transportation, Jurisprudence, Veterans Affairs & Military Installations committees, as well as serving as the vice-chair of Nominations.
In 2013, she was appointed by Governor Perry to represent Texas on the Southern Regional Education Board Legislative Advisory Council. She has been recognized for her legislative accomplishments by the NRA and the Texas Alliance for Life, winning the Courageous Defense of Life Award.
Senator Campbell is endorsed by the NRA, Texas Alliance for Life, Young Conservatives of Texas, Texas Association of Business, Texas Medical Association, and Texas Association of Realtors.
Senator Campbell has served as the Emergency Department Medical Director for several hospitals, including working for the third largest emergency medicine group in the country. She has performed hundreds of eye surgeries in Ghana, West Africa, volunteering with the Christian Eye Ministry, and later International Aid.
In 2012, she defeated a 29-year incumbent to become the third Republican woman currently serving in the Texas Senate. Senator Campbell was born on a naval base and grew up with a great respect for the military and law enforcement. Her public service reflects these values.