Pastor Don came to Sand Springs UMC in June 2011 after serving churches in Mangum, Oklahoma and Turley, Oklahoma. He received his Master of Divinity from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma and his B.A. from Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri. A native of the Kansas City area, Pastor Don and his family moved to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma in 1985. Prior to entering seminary, Pastor Don served as Music Director at Heritage UMC in Broken Arrow.
Pastor Don is married to Linda and they have two sons, Christopher and Brian. Christopher is married to Jana and they have two daughters. Brian is a student at Oklahoma City University.