Terms: 2014-2016; 2016-2018; 2018-2020
A Native Tylerite, Don Warren graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and Texas Tech University and has been an oil and gas professional for the last 36 years. He is the owner of Lomoco, Inc., a small oil and gas asset management firm that he formed in 1994.
Don currently serves as a Board Member for Hiway 80 Rescue Mission, the Hispanic Business Alliance, Willow Brook Country Club, and is also an Auxiliary Board Member for the School of Arts and Science at The University of Texas at Tyler. Don also serves on the Behavioral Health Leadership Team, the Mayor’s Homelessness and Poverty Roundtable and serves as the Chairman of the Bergfeld Park Improvement Project.
Don recently served as a volunteer on the Tyler Planning and Zoning Commission and was Co-Chair of the Tyler Arts Center Task Force. In the past, Don has served as a Board Member of the Smith County Child Welfare Board, Saint Marcus Compassion House and the Tyler Museum of Art.
In 2008, Don and his wife made some “life-changing” decisions and realized it was time to make some professional and personal changes in their lives. The decision was made to start the journey of “giving back” to the community.
Don wants to ensure that Tyler remains a great place to live, work, raise a family and retire. He has developed relationships with City staff, City officials and civic leaders and believes that with good relationships and friendships comes the ability to make decisions and move the City forward.
Don is married to Chelli and they have two grown daughters and six grandchildren. Don and Chelli love to travel, cook and play golf. They are members of Green Acres Baptist Church.