Senior Strategist, Learning Advancement
Best Friends Animal Society
Principal, Don Jennings Consulting
Don joined Best Friends in April 2019. Prior to that, he spent 13 years as a Montessori educator, a decade with the YMCA, and the last eight years in animal welfare focusing on organization recovery and leadership education. Don is adept at creating consensus environments that help individuals and communities realize their best potential.
Don is a cheerful problem-solver with a passion for details, data, and observation, all in service of “making things work.” His versatile skill set supports Best Friends’ learning advancement team, creating and facilitating college courses focused on progressive animal welfare offered in partnership with Southern Utah University.
Don lives in Kanab, UT with his wife Sue and two energetic rescue mutts named Coco and Pepper.