Don Powell was born in El Paso, Texas 1945. He graduated Burges High School 1963 and attended University of Texas at El Paso.
Don worked for Safeway Stores, Inc. for 25 years in El Paso, Lovington, NM and Roswell, NM then moved back to El Paso where he
owned a printing company 1989 until 2011. He joined the Northeast Rotary Club in 1988; transferred to Franklin Mountains Rotary Club
as Charter President 1997, then transferred to West Rotary Club in 2013. He is an avid bike rider who enters several bikes rides around
El Paso, New Mexico and Arizona. Don enjoys reading, playing chess and exercise - walks, runs, swims and goes to a fitness center. He
retired in July 2010, however, still does home inspections part time, and enjoys traveling in retirement, especially cruising.