Donna Butler Douglas has served as Director of Traditional Music of Lee's Summit United Methodist Church in the Kansas City area since September 2005. A native of Ada, Oklahoma, Donna holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree in Piano from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Master of Music degree in Theory and Composition from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Over the past 17 years she has served churches in Oklahoma, the Dallas/Fort Worth area, the Kansas City area, and Little Rock, Arkansas. Mrs. Douglas is an accomplished pianist, soloist and free-lance composer with over 80 compositions in print.
Donna is published under the name of Donna Butler and has received annual standard awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) each year since 1989 and has garnered numerous awards while preparing for her degrees. In 1989 the Missouri House of Representatives passed a resolution in Mrs. Douglas's honor recognizing her special insights on music leadership. Donna has also been chosen by Oklahoma Baptist University as a "Profiles in Excellence" award recipient, given to noteworthy alumni.