Donald McDonald


Board Member

American Recovery Activist

Outside of education and advocacy, Donald has a passion for Recovery Coaching – as a peer, he enjoys opportunities to support individuals and families in and seeking recovery. Donald strongly believes that a spirit of authentic peer recovery will be the key to Emerald’s success.

A U.S. Navy veteran, former preschool and high school teacher, “jazz” trumpet player, and pie lover, Donald McDonald is a man thriving in sustained recovery from severe mental and substance use disorders since October 12, 2004.