Da’Ron is a decorated Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran. He is a former Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force Reserves. Currently he is a Poughkeepsie Educator and Administrator. He is an active community member who volunteers in different capacities to support the growth of the city of Poughkeepsie. With a BA in Political Science from Virginia State University and several Masters' degrees from Mercy College, Da’Ron is an example to the young people in our classroom. He was born and raised in Poughkeepsie and is a proud graduate of PHS, Class of 1993. As a Poughkeepsie homeowner and taxpayer, Da’Ron will lead the Council to improve the city's fiscal health.