Don has held the Facility Trustee position since 2005. He was born and raised in Fairbanks with family from Rampart. Don taught K-12 for six years before coming to Denali Center as a social worker. Don was honored by the Alaska Federation of Natives with their Presidential Award for Health in recognition to health related service to our elders. In 2007, the Alaska Alliance for Direct Service Careers named Don as Alaska’s Outstanding Direct Service Professional of the Year.