Don works for The San Diego Trafficking Prevention Collective and is responsible for assisting the Regional Director with the implementation of PROTECT Prevention Education within San Diego County.

Before joining 3Strands Global Foundation, he served as assistant superintendent of Student Support Services and Programs for the San Diego County Office of Education. In that role, Don drew on 33 years in education to build school communities that are safe, inclusive and restorative for the region’s ​500,000 public school children. Don, a Navy veteran, received a Bachelor’s in Political Science at Westmont College and a Master’s in Counseling Psychology at Saint Mary’s College of California.