Don graduated from Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio, with an Associate’s Degree in Forestry and furthered his studies in wildlife through June 1986.
Since 2016, Don has been working for Steigerwaldt as the Senior Forester in the Chillicothe, Ohio, location, managing 120,000 acres in 15 counties in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky.
In his 30-plus-year forestry career, he has held many different and varied forestry positions. Don has worked as road crew operator, reforestation forester, timber procurement forester, land procurement forester, land manager, and hunt lease administrator in the timber mill industry.
He has served on the American Tree Farm Committee and has held officer roles with the E.C.O. Loggers Chapter. He has also helped instruct at OFA Forestry Camp and has been active in supporting grade school, middle school, FFA, and B.S.A. community youth through presentation of forestry topics.
Don enjoys outdoor activities that include hunting, fishing, backpacking, and hiking.
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