Don McKay graduated from Maxville High School. He then was employed with The Ministry of Transportation for 35 years as a quality control inspector on construction projects. Since retirement from the Ontario Public Service he works with a Consulting Engineering Company in the administration and management of various projects.
Don has volunteered in a number of organizations including OPP as an Auxiliary Constable, Maxville & District Lions Club. He is a volunteer board member the Maxville Manor and Foundation.