Since growing up in Lutheran parsonages in the Midwest, Donn served mission parishes in Topeka, KS and Port Orange, FL for twenty-two years. Additional church-at-large experiences included the Nebraska District Mission Board and South Atlantic District Evangelism Commission. He chaired the WELS Commission on Evangelism from 2007 to 2017 before accepting the director call of WELS Discipleship (merger of adult discipleship and youth and family ministry). He’s married to Beth, an art teacher in the Palmyra-Eagle school district where they live. They have four children.