Politics of Hope - reviving the dream of democracy
Donna Zajonc, MA, PCC 
Author, The Politics of Hope 
Politics of Hope author and political leadership coach Donna Zajonc

"The new breed of political leaders will focus on setting aside their personal fears, offering their time and resources in service of a purpose they may or may not see fulfilled during their lifetime: transforming our political system for the sake of generations to come."

Donna Zajonc
From The Politics of Hope:
Reviving the Dream of Democracy

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Event Planner Resources

Events 2008

Texas Municipal League - Annual Conference
San Antonio, TX
Keynote Address

Phoenix Women's Leadership Forum
Phoenix, AZ

 Oregon League of Cities Annual Conference

Salem, OR

LBJ School of Public Administration
Austin, TX

Texas Association of Counties
Austin, TX
Beyond Problem Solving

National Association of Counties (NACO) - Leadership Academy
Kansas City, MO
Creating a Character-Based Public Organization

National Association of Counties (NACO) - Leadership Academy
Kansas City, MO
Elected Officials as Convener 

City of Clayton, MO - City Council & Mayor Retreat
Clayton, MO

Oregon Special District Association
Bend, OR
Keynote: Keeping Your Passion for Public Service Alive

Washington Municipal Clerks - Annual Meeting
Wenatchee, WA
Creating Powerful Partners

Oregon Municipal Clerks - Annual Meeting
Klamath Falls, OR
Creating Powerful Partners      

2007 Highlights  

LBJ University of Texas: Governors Executive Development Program
Dallas, TX
Creating Powerful Partners

Midwest Conference of State Legislators
Traverse City, MI
Renewing Your Passion for Public Service

City of Largo, Florida - City Retreat
Building a Character-Based Culture

International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Best Practices Conference
Washington, D.C. & Asheville, NC
The Politics of Hope - Taking Cities from Good to Great

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Pittsburgh, PA
Benefits of Executive Coaching for City Managers

Reuniting America
Washington, D.C.
Facilitator - Conference on Democracy

International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC)

New Orleans, LA
Keynote: "Renewing Your Vision for Public Service"

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Pittsburgh, PA
Seminar: "Stoking Your Fire" 

National League of Cities: Congress of Cities
New Orleans, LA
Seminar: "Ethics and Integrity....for the Other Guys"

National League of Cities: Congress of Cities
New Orleans, LA
Seminar: "Collaborators and Conveners - Creating Powerful Relationships"

Event & Meeting Planner Resources

It is rare to find a speaker who meets all the expectations of a meeting planner.  Not only did you succeed in meeting the deadlines, your ability to work with the flow of the meeting space certainly made the planning process and delivery much smoother.  It was indeed a pleasure to work with an individual who is as organized and responsive as you.  In addition, your presentation to the group was a huge success, due to your talent and your dedication to the program.

~ Kathy Sittig, Training Specialist/Meeting Planner
Florida Institute of Government at Florida State University

If you're looking for a breath of fresh air for your next event, then look no further. Donna Zajonc brings political savvy, business acumen, and a strong sense of humor to the speaker's dais. From business executives to elected and appointed officials, Donna delivers a powerful message of hope that inspires her audiences to re-evaluate how they think and act in the world today.
Donna has made over 500 speeches and presentations throughout her career. She is entertaining, convincing, energetic, and informative. From Seattle to West Palm Beach her messages of hope and healing are inspiring leaders all over the country to work together and lead from the heart. Book Donna for your next event, you'll be glad you did!




What People Are Saying

"The winds of change are blowing and Donna Zajonc is leading the way with her intelligent, thoughtful and refreshing approach to political leadership. I enthusiastically recommend her!"

~ Roselyn O'Connell
National President of the Women's Political Caucus


"Donna Zajonc is a tremendous speaker and success coach! She speaks straight from her heart. As a seasoned professional, her message is not only uplifting but also done with sincerity - a sure delight for any audience!"

~ Patrick Snow, author
Creating Your Own Destiny


"Donna Z. has a natural and confident presence in front of an audience. If you are seeking someone with a message from the Heart, with passion and conviction in extra large helpings, this is the one! Engage Donna as your keynote speaker and put up your feet - she will make you look VERY good to your membership."

~ Bob Linz, President
Investments Asset Manager

“Donna Zajonc’s keynote enlightened and entertained our luncheon attendees with her message on "Healing Post-Partisan Depression." Her unique perspective gained by years of experience in the political arena helped to broaden our perspectives and leave us with a feeling of hopefulness.”

~ Carolyn J. Brown
President NAWBO-Phoenix


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