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CHRISTENSEN, DONNA M, Democratic Party
Virgin Islands

Total number of trips - 37
Total cost of trips - $57,245.40

Average cost per trip - $1,547.17
Total number of days spent traveling - 97 days
Rank of representative - 105 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Faith and Politics Institute
Dates - March 7, 2003 - March 9, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - AL

Purpose - Civil rights pilgrimage to Alabama
Notes - Spouse Christian Christensen accompanied. Member paid $1000 toward cost of trip

Travel Cost - $960.00
Lodging Cost - $536.00
Meal Cost - $250.00
Other Cost - $80.00
Total Cost - $1,826.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Morehouse School of Medicine
Dates - October 30, 2003 - October 31, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Purpose - Conference keynote speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $830.40
Lodging Cost - $112.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $942.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Carib News
Dates - November 6, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Bahamas - St. Croix, Virgin Islands

Purpose - Caribbean Multi-National Business Conference
Notes - Spouse Christian Christensen accompanied

Travel Cost - $600.00
Lodging Cost - $750.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,350.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Association of State and Territorial Directors of Health Promotion and Public Health Education
Dates - May 21, 2003 - May 22, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Diego, CA

Purpose - 2003 Recipient of CBC/ Astohpphe Advocacy Award
Notes -

Travel Cost - $755.00
Lodging Cost - $180.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $935.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS
Dates - June 11, 2003 - June 12, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - HIV Aids meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $371.50
Lodging Cost - $238.34
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $609.84

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Dates - June 23, 2003 - June 23, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Meeting with John LaRosa, President of the Suny Downstate Medical Center
Notes -

Travel Cost - $81.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $81.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Association of Black Cardiologists
Dates - August 3, 2003 - August 3, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Philadelphia, PA

Purpose - Advisory Board meeting: Center for Women's Health
Notes -

Travel Cost - $163.90
Lodging Cost - $185.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $348.90

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Partnership for Sight
Dates - August 4, 2003 - August 6, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - St. Croix, Virgin Islands

Purpose - 107th Annual NMA Convention and scientific assembly
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,065.40
Lodging Cost - $820.73
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,886.13

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Urban League
Dates - July 28, 2003 - July 29, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Pittsburgh, PA

Purpose - 2003 DLC National Conversation
Notes -

Travel Cost - $998.70
Lodging Cost - $142.50
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,141.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - St. George's University
Dates - June 16, 2003 - June 16, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Keynote speaker at commencement exercise
Notes -

Travel Cost - $279.35
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $279.35

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University - RFK Memorial Center for Human Rights Partners in Health
Dates - January 23, 2003 - January 24, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Haiti

Purpose - Congressional Delegation to Haiti
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,229.01
Lodging Cost - $825.00
Meal Cost - $101.33
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,155.34

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dominican American National Roundtable
Dates - April 23, 2003 - April 27, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - To enhance ties between the US and the Dominican Republic
Notes - Spouse Christian Christensen accompanied

Travel Cost - $940.00
Lodging Cost - $482.97
Meal Cost - $600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,022.97

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - October 24, 2003 - October 26, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Puerto Rico

Purpose - 2003 Congressional Tri-Caucus Retreat
Notes - Spouse Christian Christensen accompanied

Travel Cost - $189.00
Lodging Cost - $549.70
Meal Cost - $450.51
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,189.21

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - February 28, 2003 - March 2, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - 2003 Congressional Retreat
Notes - Spouse Christian Christensen accompanied. Meals included in lodgings

Travel Cost - $350.00
Lodging Cost - $1,035.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,385.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Pfizer, Inc.
Dates - January 30, 2004 - February 3, 2004 (5 days)
Location(s) - St. Croix, Virgin Islands - Puerto Rico

Purpose - Caribbean summit meeting on HIV/AIDS
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,128.00
Lodging Cost - $404.39
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,532.39

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Medical Herald
Dates - April 1, 2004 - April 2, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Urban diabetes leadership forum
Notes -

Travel Cost - $226.00
Lodging Cost - $250.84
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $476.84

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Dates - April 2, 2004 - April 3, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - West Palm Beach, FL - St. Croix, Virgin Islands

Purpose - panelist: access to medicine
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,378.30
Lodging Cost - $536.65
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,914.95

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - U.S. Brazil Business Council
Dates - April 11, 2004 - April 17, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - Brazil

Purpose - CBCF trip to Brazil
Notes - spouse, Christian Christensen

Travel Cost - $9,719.66
Lodging Cost - $1,476.00
Meal Cost - $522.48
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $11,718.14

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Multi Cultural Caribbean United Against HIV & AIDS
Dates - March 4, 2004 - March 5, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Purpose - HIV/AIDS Conference
Notes - DCA - MIA - Santo Domingo / Santo Domingo - SJU - St Croix (Washington, DC - Miami, FL - Santo Domingo - San Juan, PR - St Croix)

Travel Cost - $824.00
Lodging Cost - $250.10
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,074.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Womens Missionary Society
Dates - April 23, 2004 - April 24, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chattanooga, TN

Purpose - African Methodist Episcopal Church Summit On Women's Health
Notes - DCA - Chattanooga, TN / Chattanooga, TN - St Thomas

Travel Cost - $1,533.41
Lodging Cost - $200.40
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,733.81

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Norfolk State Univ
Dates - May 7, 2004 - May 9, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Norfolk, VA

Purpose - Commencement Guest Speaker
Notes - New York - Norfolk / Norfolk - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $708.70
Lodging Cost - $109.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $817.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Duke Univ Medical Center
Dates - May 11, 2004 - May 12, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - NC

Purpose - Keynote Speaker: Community Legacy Award
Notes - DCA - North Carolina / North Carolina - DCA

Travel Cost - $308.70
Lodging Cost - $224.77
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $533.47

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard Univ Civil Rights Project
Dates - May 18, 2004 - May 18, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Roundtable On Racial And Ethnic Health Disparities
Notes - DCA - Boston / Boston - DCA

Travel Cost - $394.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $394.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - May 24, 2004 - May 25, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Meeting Of The Caribbean Trade Ministers
Notes - St Croix - Miami / Miami - St Thomas

Travel Cost - $823.90
Lodging Cost - $237.30
Meal Cost - $105.50
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,166.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Legacy Foundation
Dates - July 9, 2004 - July 10, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Tri Caucus Minority Health Summit
Notes - DCA - Miami / Miami - DCA

Travel Cost - $849.99
Lodging Cost - $336.74
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,186.73

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Winston Salem State Univ
Dates - September 28, 2004 - September 28, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Greensboro, NC

Purpose - National Conference To End Health Disparities
Notes - DCA - Greensboro - DCA

Travel Cost - $233.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $233.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - MD

Purpose - Committee on Homeland Security Retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - Maryland

Travel Cost - $54.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $404.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - January 12, 2005 - January 16, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Antigua and Barbuda

Purpose - Business roundtables 2005 Congressional Delegation
Notes - Washington, DC - Dominican Republic - Antigua - Washington, DC Including spouse

Travel Cost - $4,583.40
Lodging Cost - $1,924.69
Meal Cost - $1,653.88
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,161.97

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Faith & Politics Institute
Dates - March 4, 2005 - March 6, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Birmingham, AL

Purpose - Congressional Civil Rights pilgrimage
Notes - Washington, DC - Birmingham - Washington, DC Including spouse

Travel Cost - $930.00
Lodging Cost - $268.00
Meal Cost - $260.00
Other Cost - $62.00
Total Cost - $1,520.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - African Caribbean Reparations & Resettlement Alliance (ACRRA)
Dates - April 8, 2005 - April 12, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Denmark

Purpose - Foster a partnership between Denmark and the Virgin Islands
Notes - Washington, DC - Denmark - Washington, DC Lodging: $232.18 PAID BY MEMBER Meal: $414.28 PAID BY MEMBER Other(Ground transportation): $118.96 PAID BY MEMBER

Travel Cost - $747.00
Lodging Cost - $232.18
Meal Cost - $414.28
Other Cost - $118.96
Total Cost - $1,512.42

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - California Black Health Network Inc
Dates - April 21, 2005 - April 22, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - Conference keynote speaker
Notes - Washington, DC - Atlanta - California

Travel Cost - $514.30
Lodging Cost - $146.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $710.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Wake Forest Univ Student National Medical Assn
Dates - April 22, 2005 - April 23, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - NC

Purpose - Graduation Keynote speaker
Notes - California - North Carolina - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $211.69
Lodging Cost - $204.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $415.69

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Carib News
Dates - November 4, 2004 - November 7, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - St. Kitts and Nevis

Purpose - not specified
Notes - STX (St Croix) - St Kitts - San Juan, PR This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Assn of Black Cardiologists
Dates - November 7, 2004 - November 8, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - SJU (San Juan) - Miami - New Orleans - STT (St Thomas Island) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Legacy Foundation, Coalition to Promote Minority Health, SEIU, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AHIP, Wellpoint
Dates - July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Minority health summit
Notes - Washington, DC - Chicago, IL - Washington, DC Including spouse

Travel Cost - $977.32
Lodging Cost - $459.30
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,436.62

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - July 15, 2005 - July 16, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Cleveland, OH

Purpose - Conference examining disparities in healthcare
Notes - Washington, DC - Cleveland, OH - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $496.40
Lodging Cost - $227.72
Meal Cost - $149.92
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $874.04

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter American Economic Council
Dates - June 3, 2005 - June 4, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - Inter American Economic Council IV annual and investment council
Notes - St Croix, VI - Fort Lauderdale, FL - St Thomas, VI

Travel Cost - $625.43
Lodging Cost - $405.16
Meal Cost - $243.70
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,274.29

Additional family members - No