Chair, Board of Trustees
Don was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 2005 and his current term ends in 2022. He retired from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2000, and moved to the U.P. in 2003. Don is currently the Supervisor of Mueller Township, Schoolcraft County.
During his 30-year career at UM he served as Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Student Information Services, Director of Michigan Consultation and Conciliation Services and The University of Michigan Ombudsman. His areas of expertise are research and training, team building, policy development and conflict management.
Don was a member and officer of the Ann Arbor Rotary Club, Board Member of the Ann Arbor Homecare and Hospice, Board Member and President of the University Club and served as the President of the University and College Ombudsman Association. He holds a BS from Western Michigan University and an MA and PhD from the University of Michigan.