Councilmember Don M. Peterson

Elected to City Council November 2012
Term Ends December 2016

Professional Career
  • Law enforcement and private security
  • Business owner and investor
Military Services
  • U.S. Army, SFC. E-7 Honorable Discharge
  • Viet Nam Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient
Associations
  • Life Member National Rifle Association
  • Life Member Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Life Member Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • Life Member Viet Nam Veterans of America
Certifications / Licenses
  • State of California Firearms Instructor
  • State of California Baton Instructor
  • State of California Polygraph Examiner
  • State of California Private Patrol Operator
  • State of California Teaching Credential
  • State of California Peace Officers Standards and Training
Education
  • Victor Valley College: Administration of Justice
  • University of San Diego: Adult Education
Personal
  • Married to Ixchel Acosta Marquez
  • 3 children
  • 2 grand children
  • Interests: RV-ing and outdoor activities