Doris Dawkins


Doris retired from Department of Defense as a Quality Assurance Team Chief with Naval Special Emphasis Operations. She demonstrated effective leadership and responsibility for managing and directing activities of her team that successfully displayed Dedicated, Outstanding, Resilient, Innovative Service on the quality assurance commodities and specialty for submarines and nuclear powered surface vessels.

Doris serves as the Ward 2 Council Member of Powder Springs City Council. She has served to provide leadership in setting and achieving policy and community goals and committed to the provision of efficient and equitable services essential to the quality of life in Powder Springs. Previous volunteer positions included Planning and Zoning Commissioner, Cobb County Relations Council and Powder Springs Code Enforcement Commissioner. 

Doris served as the Chair for the Collaborative in 2022 and is currently a Member At Large. Doris is passionate about giving back and helping others. Doris is a Godly Servant and Leader.

She is president and co-founder of FASKIA (Friends And Sisters Keepers In Action) a non-profit organization that focus on assisting economical deprived families with their basic, educational and developmental needs.

Doris is a member of Cobb County NAACP and presented an Achievement Award in 2016 and Woman of the Year Award in 2017.  She is committed to the NAACP mission for political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. Additionally, she was named one of two Living The Dream Award recipients for 2022 by the City of Powder Springs.

Doris Dawkins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Tuskegee University and a Master’s of Science from Troy State University. She is the proud mom of son,  Clayton Dawkins, who is also an electrical engineering graduate of Tuskegee University.