Don Mitchell was born and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He has held various security and administrative positions since the early 1990's. He was a Park Ranger at Stone Mountain Park, working closely with the Park Police. In late 1996, he joined the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. After boot camp, basic hospital corps school and field medical technician training, Don was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, where he spent two years as a Corpsman with the Marines. After that, he was stationed at Naval Medical Center, San Diego where he spent the remaining five years of his service. While stationed in San Diego, he was deployed for five months to Rota, Spain in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. His total time in the Navy was seven years of honorable service on Active Duty.
Deciding to stay in San Diego, he became involved with serving at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral where he currently serves as a Verger (Master of Ceremonies) and holds other leadership positions. He was the administrator for another local non-profit organization for three years until he took a job as a security officer with St. Vincent de Paul Villages, where he currently works full-time as a supervisor.
Don has an Associate of Science in Administration of Justice/Security Management. He is dedicated to his work and his volunteer commitments and will strive to help steer Stonewall Citizens' Patrol in the direction of success.