Donnie Ryan is the Transportation Director at Mustang Schools. He got his CDL to drive field trips for a private school in NW Oklahoma City in the mid-1990s. He began driving as a route driver for Putnam City Schools in Sept 2001. During his time as a driver, he competed in the yearly school bus Road-E-O and consistently placed in the top 3, winning first place on more than one occasion.
In addition to his love of buses, Donnie had the desire to do more and would help wherever there was a need. His ambition paid off in 2010 when he was promoted to Supervisor over Student Discipline. This time was used to develop relationships with transportation peers and increase his knowledge of student transportation.
In August 2018, Donnie was hired as the Assistant Director of Transportation at Mustang Public Schools. After serving as Interim Transportation Director in early 2021, He was hired to permanently fill the position in July 2021.
When not working, Donnie loves spending time with his wife and daughter. They enjoy spending time together with friends, going on road trips, and spending quality time around the fire pit.