Don has over 34 years experience in the Mining industry. He has been with Luminant Mining since 1982. His current role is Mining Director of Big Brown Mine.
He has held a number of roles in various Luminant business units including Mining Director, Generation Support Manager, and Corporate Asset Manager.
During his career he has led the implementation of Behavioral Based Processes throughout Luminant Mining. In 2009, he also led the effort to introduce Human Performance principles in the Mining Operations. He currently is chairing the Behavior Based Steering Committee for Luminant.
Don is a graduate of Colorado School of Mines with a BS in mining engineering and a Professional Engineer. Additional course work in business administration was taken at Stephen F. Austin University. He holds a Professional Certificate in “Strategic Decision and Risk Management” from Stanford University.
Don and his wife, Geri have 4 grown children and are blessed with 4 grandchildren.
Luminant Mining is the largest surface coal mining operation in the State of Texas.