Don Watnick has lived in Clovis and been actively involved in the community for more than 30 years. He currently serves as a board member of Clovis Veterans Memorial District and is a longtime member of the Clovis Exchange Club (a national service club). He also served 12 years as a Clovis Chamber of Commerce board member and continues as a member of ClovisPAC. He was the 2009 recipient of the Chamber’s prestigious Einar Cook Award for Community Leadership. Additionally, he served as a board member during the initial development of the Clovis Botanical Gardens.
Recently, he served as campaign treasurer for the successful Clovis Unified School District Measure A $298 million school bond. Mr. Watnick owned and operated Sir Speedy Printing Center of Clovis from 1988 through 2009. He was Director of Data Processing for Producers Cotton Oil Co. from 1980 through 1988. His military service included four years active duty as a lieutenant in the U. S. Navy. Mr. Watnick earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Boston University and is married with two grown children.