Don has served as the director for Raleigh-Area Concerts of Prayer (RACOP) for 35 years. During that time he has facilitated many City-Wide Prayer Rallies, Pastors’ Prayer Summits, National Days of Prayer, and other united prayer gatherings. He has led over 200 Concerts of Prayer in the Triangle region, and works full time with RACOP. Prior to moving into full time ministry, Don worked for 17 years as a nuclear chemist in the environmental field and established two radiological testing laboratories in the Triangle area. As a hobby, he has studied band music of the 1920s and has written a 2-volume extensive biography of an early bandleader, Paul Whiteman, which were published in 2003 and 2011. He is now at work on a book on CP-1, the first nuclear reactor, built secretly at the University of Chicago during WWII. Don serves as an elder at Peace Presbyterian Church, a PCA church in Cary, NC, where he lives with his wife, Cindy.