Don Warren is a native Tylerite. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and Texas Tech University and has been an oil and gas professional for the last 40 years. He is the owner of Lomoco, Inc., a small oil and gas asset management firm he formed in 1994.
Don served as the councilmember for District 4 for three consecutive terms before being elected as Mayor. Don is currently serving in his second term as Mayor. He currently serves as a Board Member of the Hispanic Business Alliance and is an Auxiliary Board Member for the Soules College of Business at UTT. He is also a Community Board Member on the Nurse Family Partnership at UT Health. Don serves on the Behavioral Health Leadership Team, the Mayor’s Homelessness and Poverty Roundtable, Catalyst 100, the Housing Council for East Texas Human Needs Network and has been as an advocate for the improvements being made at Bergfeld Park. He is a member of the Tyler Economic Development Council and a member of the Rotary Club of South Tyler.
Don recently served as Board Member for Hiway 80 Rescue Mission, was 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, Willowbrook Country Club, Saint Marcus Compassion House and the Tyler Museum of Art.
He is married to Chelli and has two grown daughters and seven grandchildren. Don and Chelli love to travel, cook, play golf and are members of Green Acres Baptist Church.