Donovan Mack, a Eugene native, spent 35 years in the newspaper business in Eugene and the Portland suburbs. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a journalism degree in 1972, Don worked at The Register-Guard as a reporter for eight years, then served (with wife Ann Baker Mack, UO Class of '70) as co-publisher of a community newspaper group in suburban Washington County. He returned to The R-G in 1991 as an advertising sales manager and retired in 2010. Don served on the FOOD For Lane County board of directors for six years - five as chairman during a capital campaign that built the food bank's state-of-the-art warehouse and kitchen facility on Bailey Hill Road. His passions include his 2-year-old grandson Declan, reading to schoolchildren in the SMART program, traveling, and exploring the natural and cultural heritage of the Northwest. As chairman of the MAC membership committee, Don's goal is to help boost local and regional awareness of the MNCH by increasing individual and business memberships.