Donna Hom Faculty Profile

Senior level executive with extensive hands-on experience in local government management, financial planning, budget development, economic development, project evaluation and analysis, legislative process, human resource management, and labor relations.  Energetic, passionate to public services, and decisive in leadership.  Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Over 19 years of expertise in local government operations management, strategic planning, policy formulation, implementation, and evaluation.  Public service program design, implementation, analysis, and evaluation.  Financial management, budget development and implementation, reporting, and auditing.  Collaboration with community-based organizations, special interest groups, and citizens in planning, program design, evaluation, and legislation passage.  Initiating, planning, implementing special projects under the mayor, city council, and city manager’s direction.  Computer system conversion, integration, and administration.

  • B.S. Management Information Systems, Armstrong University CA
  • M.P.A. Public Management, CSU Hayward
  • PhD. Business Administration, North Central University CA

Not teaching this semester.

Hom, Donna (2011). “Relationship Between the Capital Improvement Programming and the Operating Budget.” Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis: New York, 1:1, (in press).

Hom, Donna.  “Understanding the Difficulties of Building Intersubjectivity among Members of an Organization”.  Chinese Public Administration Review (a subsidiary of the Public Administration Review) Vol. 1, no. 3-4, July/December, 2002, PP. 253-260.

Hom, Donna (2003)  “Understanding the Difficulties of Building Intersubjectivity among Members of an Organization” (in Chinese, as one chapter of a book).  Zhong Shan University Press, Guangzhou, GuangDong, People’s Republic of China.

Woman of the Year 2006, American Biographical Institute

Member of Manchester Who’s Who since Jan. 2006

Graduated with 4.0 G.P.A. with M.P.A. degree.

Employee of the Year, City of Oakland 2003.

Member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration

National Dean’s List 1982, 83, 84, and 85.

Recognition for Scholastic Achievement, 1982 & 1983.

Summa Cum Laude with A.A. degree.  1983