Don joined the Saskatoon Community Foundation team in September 2008. Don has a broad background in the charitable sector, having managed programs and developed resources for several local organizations, including Friends of the Broadway Theatre, Epilepsy Saskatoon, Hemophilia Saskatchewan, and Jubilee Residences. His career began with an M.A. in English, and he taught English at the USask and the University of Regina, before working in the charitable sector. He has written and edited a wide variety of materials for the organizations he has served, as well as a national newsletter for the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance. Don served for 13 years on the board of the Saskatoon Society of Fundraising Executives.