Business & Technology Administrator
Born into a very active Christian family, in Lake Charles Louisiana, Don accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior at the age of five. He served in youth and children’s ministry (including camp ministry) until he left Louisiana in 1988 for the Peninsula, having earned the BS and MENG degrees in mechanical engineering from McNeese State University.
Don worked as a computer contractor for Newport News Shipbuilding supporting engineering applications for 14 years and has worked for Custom CAD CAM Services developing custom software supporting contracts with Northrup Grumman and Lockheed.
Don became the treasurer of Denbigh Baptist Church in 1992, and remained in that position until it officially changed to Business Administrator in 2010. He also oversaw the finances of DBCS for 5 years while serving on the School Management Team.
Don married Starla Livingston in 1991. They have one daughter who is a freshman at DBCS. He enjoys music, singing with the mixed ensemble “Highest Praise” as well as ministering with the worship team on Sunday mornings. Don also enjoys softball and has coached the JV softball team for the past 3 years. He is also an avid roller coaster fanatic.