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Public relations executive

Donald William Enslin, American public relations executive. Recipient Volunteer award Buffalo Urban League, 1986; named Volunteer of Year, Friendship House, 1992.


Enslin, Donald William was born on April 30, 1933 in Buffalo. Son of William Godfrey and Elvira (Guiess) Enslin.


Bachelor in Labor Relations, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1963.


Sales clerk Iroquois Gas Corporation, Buffalo, 1957-1959, APR salesman, 1959-1960, salesman I, 1959-1963, general cadet manager, 1963-1964, supervisor, 1964-1976. Director special services National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, since 1976.


Board directors Boys and Girls Club Buffalo, Heritage Centers, past president, vice president, assistant.treas., treasurer, Heritage-Oak Foundation, Inc. Past treasurer, Buffalo chapter American Red Cross, Life Transition Center, Catholic Central School (fund raising committee, finance committee, public relations committee). Board directors, 1st vice president Mental Health Association Erie County, Inc., past assistant treasurer, past assistant secretary, past president.

Board directors Coordinator Care Management Corporation, past president. Former board directors, vice president West Seneca School Board. Board governors New York State Association for Retarded Children, chairman public information committee.

Chairman public affairs committee Niagara Frontier Industry Education Council, Inc., past chairman board directors, past president. Trustee Buffalo General Hospital, Medaille College. Chairman Buffalo General Hospital Community Mental Health Center Committee of Board Trustees, College Relations & Development Committee, member trustee committee, audit committee.

Advisory council Educational Opportunity Center Vocational Education State University of New York Buffalo. Member advisory board Erie County Mental Hygiene Community Services (former chairman mental health subcommittee, chairman development disabilities/mental retardation subcommittee). Business advisory board member Magnet Public Services Career Academy.

Section chairman utilities and transportation Canisius College. Active United Way of Buffalo and Erie County (2 Jacobs Cup awards). Fund raising committee for BJK People Inc.

Active service area planning group Erie Boces and State Education Department (former member occupational education in 1990s committee). Sergeant United States Air Force, 1952-1957. Member Buffalo Chamber of Commerce (chairman economic forum council, chairman breakfast club), Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce, West Seneca Chamber of Commerce (legislation committee), Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Fishing, golf, reading, community service.


Married Marcia Joyce Truty, October 7, 1962. Children: Kim Marie, Karen Lynn.

William Godfrey Enslin

Elvira (Guiess) Enslin

Marcia Joyce Truty

Kim Marie Enslin

Karen Lynn Enslin