Don Keil was born in Brooklyn, NY and retired from the U. S. Government Federal Aviation Administration in 1992 where he was the Deputy Regional Administrator, Alaska Region. Flag Rank (SES-4) and also Negotiator for United States in Soviet Airspace opening. He has been a Board of Trustee for Alaska Methodist University/Alaska Pacific University since 1974.
Mr. Keil attended Springfield College in Massachusetts, American University in Washington DC and the American University, Beirut, Lebanon.
Mr. Keil is Past President of the Salvation Army Advisory Board and Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Services and is a current Board member for Challenge Alaska, Anchorage Rotary Club and the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.