Don moved to Pagosa Springs in 1973 and married Melinda, a third-generation local, in 1982. They are blessed with four daughters and eight grandchildren. Don retired from the Pagosa Police department in 2008 after thirty years of service. He currently serves on the Pagosa Town Council and is an Elder on the Servant Team. Don has a passion to promote unity between the churches in the Pagosa Springs area, and unity within the community at large. He loves meeting with men and, together, developing a deeper relationship with Christ.