Publisher, Arizona Daily Sun
Don Rowley is the Publisher of the Arizona Daily Sun and President of Flagstaff Publishing Company. He graduated from Southern Utah State College in 1975 with B.A. degree in Communications. He interrupted his college studies to serve two years as an LDS missionary in France and Switzerland. He has spent most of his career in the newspaper business. He first came to Flagstaff as the newspaper's Publisher in 1990, serving for eight years until he left in 1998 for a five-year stint in St. Louis as a Vice-President for Pulitzer Community Newspapers where he had oversight responsibility for a number of Pulitzer newspapers in the Midwest and West. He returned to Flagstaff in 2003 to resume his role as Publisher. Rowley is active in a number of civic and professional organizations. He is a past board member and was the 2006 campaign chair for the United Way of Northern Arizona and is currently on the Boards of Directors of the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce, the Flagstaff Community Foundation and the Arizona Newspaper Association. He is a past President of Flagstaff Leadership and Citizens Against Substance Abuse and has served as a Council Commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America. He and his wife, Karen, have seven children and 17 grandchildren.