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Donald Vaughan's Biography
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Donald 'Don' Ray Vaughan
Wife: Nancy; 1 Child: Catherine; 2 Stepchildren: John, Michael
JD, Wake Forest State University, 1979
MPA, Public Administration, American University, 1976
BA, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1974
Senator, North Carolina State Senate, 2009-2012
Deputy Minority Leader, North Carolina State Senate, 2011-2012
Member, Greensboro City Council, 1991-2005
Mayor Pro Tempore, City of Greensboro, 1996-2001
Member, Revenue Laws Study Commission
Appointed, North Carolina State Banking Commission, 1998-2009
Former Attorney, Office of the Governor's Economic Adviser
Attorney, Private Practice, present
Adjunct, School of Public Affairs, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Former Teaching Assistant, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Lectureship, Undergraduate Political Science, American University
Former Legislative Clerk, United States Senator Robert Morgan
Town Attorney, Town of Pleasant Garden, 1998-2009
Vice President, Stedman Corporation, 1981-1991
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Greensboro Bar Association, 1982-present
Board Member, Court Watch
Member, District of Columbia Bar
Former Chair, Greensboro Bar Association, Government Affairs Committee
Board Member, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, Greensboro Housing Coalition
Board of Directors, Greensboro Merchants Association
Member, Greensboro Rotary Club
Member, Greensboro Sports Council
Fellow, Institute of Political Leadership
Member, National Association of Manufacturers
Member, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
Member, North Carolina Association of Municipal Attorneys
Board Member, North Carolina Association of Realtors Management Committee
Member, North Carolina Bar
Member, North Carolina Bar Association
Board of Directors, North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry
Board/Founding Member, North Carolina FREE
Board, North Carolina Textile Manufacturers Association
Member, Triad Leadership Network
Member, United States Chamber of Commerce
Board of Visitors, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Sunday School Teacher, Westminister Presbyterian Church
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