Donna Walls - has been a Registered Nurse since 1972, and since 1974 has worked with pregnant and new families. She became a Certified Childbirth Educator in 1984 and a Certified Lactation Consultant in 1987, working as a clinical lactation consultant from 1987-2017. She developed and opened the Family Beginnings Birth Center, a center for natural birth within a hospital in 1996. She also served as the team leader for the successful Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative designation in 2008 at Southview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. She served on the board of the International Childbirth Education Association from 2009 until 2018, the last 4 years as Director of Lactation.