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Adjunct Lecturer of Community Leadership

Biography

Don is a lifelong resident of Grand Rapids currently residing in Eastown. He is a former board member and the current Executive Director of the Eastown Community Association. Don spent several years working as a volunteer on the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) Policy Committee and was honored as the 2016 WMEAC Volunteer of the year. Don is a graduate of Aquinas College and holds a Master’s of Science in Environmental Policy and Management with an emphasis in Sustainable Management from American Public University. Don is an avid cyclist, and co-promoter of the Beer City Growler at Wilcox Park, which has become a community-oriented fundraiser for the ECA and G.R. Parks. Don can often be found enjoying a latte or IPA at one of Eastown's amazing establishments.