Commissioner Don Mills retired from NACCO Materials Handling Group in December 2007 after 33 years of service. He served as Plant Manager of NACCO’s Greenville manufacturing site for 12 years. A Greenville native, Mr. Mills graduated from East Carolina University with a BA degree in Geography.
He is currently Membership Coordinator for the Pitt County Committee of 100, Fund Director of the IMAF-EAST Angel Fund and a member of the Pitt Community College Foundation Board and the Pitt Community College Board of Trustees. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Pitt County Boys & Girls Club and is on the Executive Committee of the Vidant Health Foundation Board of Trustees.
He previously served as Vice-Chairman of the City of Greenville Redevelopment Commission, President of the Greenville Museum of Art, President of the United Way of Pitt County in 2002 and co-chaired the 2000 United Way Campaign drive with his wife, Boots. Commissioner Mills is past President of the Eastern North Carolina American Production & Inventory Control Society, and has served on the Advisory Board for ECU’s School of Industry and Technology and currently serves on ECU’s College of Technology and Computer Science Advisory Board. He served as the Chairman of the Board of the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber Of Commerce in 2003 and also served a two year term as Chairman of the Greenville – Pitt County Chamber of Commerce’s Education Cabinet.