James Bailey is the President and co-founder of Armedia, an IT consulting firm. Before founding Armedia in 2002, James was a Sr. Engineer at Sapient and served in the US Army Reserve. James earned his undergraduate from Auburn University and his masters from Columbia University both in Electrical Engineering. James and his wife, Maggie, have two children that attend Dominion Christian School. He and his wife attend Immanuel Bible Church (IBC) in Springfield, VA. While attending IBC, James has participated in multiple short-term missions trips that included Rwanda and Macedonia. James and Maggie are lifetime members of The Gideons International where he has served in various capacities since 2002 and helps lead the Jail Ministries.
Paul Balserak serves as the Vice President for Environment at the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), where he directs the association’s engagement on domestic and international environmental regulatory and policy issues. Prior to his joining AISI, Paul held various positions within the Environmental Protection Agency and the Office of Management and Budget. He has a Master of Science degree in Biology from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Paul and his wife Lori have three children, two graduates from Dominion (’14 and ’16) and one sophomore in Dominion’s high school. His family attends New Hope Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Va.
Ray Shepherd is Vice President and Senior Counsel for Federal Government Affairs at Peabody Energy, where his responsibilities include day-to-day interaction with the United States Congress and the Executive Branch concerning energy policy and regulation. Prior to his role at Peabody, Ray practiced law at Venable LLP as Chair of the Congressional Investigations Group and served on Capitol Hill for 12 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Yale College and a Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University Law School. Ray and his wife, Rebecah, have two daughters and a son who all attend Dominion. Ray and his family are members of Vienna Presbyterian Church.
Laura Whittle has been a Dominion parent since 2007. She and her husband Mark have three sons who are all Dominion students. Laura volunteers extensively at the school including serving as the Lower School Librarian and co-editor of the yearbook. Before choosing to leave the workforce to stay home with her children, Laura worked as a Market Research Manager for Kraft Foods. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from The College of Wooster and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan. Laura and her family attend McLean Presbyterian Church.