Don’s focus areas as a Supervisor are to:
- Sustain and enhance the safety net for Yolo County’s most vulnerable populations
- Build a strong economy and create jobs
- Strengthen partnerships among governmental agencies and between the public, private and non-profit sectors
- Steward the open space, environment and agricultural resources of Yolo County
In 2012, Don launched the Yolo Food Connect effort to address food access and food security issues as part of an overall food systems policy approach. Yolo Food Connect is designed to leverage, coordinate, and enhance existing efforts and address gaps in the local food system. The action tag for Yolo Food Connect is “Building a Sustainable Food System – Abundant and Healthy Food for All”.