Doris Dawkins

Immediate Past Chair

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 is currently serving her second term as a member of Powder Springs City Council. She has served effortless 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. 

In addition, she serves as the chair-elect for Cobb Collaborative and a member of  the Powder Springs Taskforce. 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. 

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.