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Donald Vaughan's Biography

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Full Name:

Donald 'Don' Ray Vaughan




Wife: Nancy; 1 Child: Catherine; 2 Stepchildren: John, Michael

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Greensboro, NC

Home City:

Greensboro, NC

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, Experience, 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

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