Donald Marquez is a Professor Emeritus from Vincennes University. During his 31 year tenure at the University he served as a member of the Aviation Flight teaching faculty, as Department Chairman of Aviation Technology, and retired as an Interim Dean.
Don remains an active pilot and holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and Flight Instructor Certificate and is also a Federal Aviation Administration Designated Pilot Examiner. As a DPE he has administered more than 3000 FAA Practical Tests for Private, Commercial, Instrument, Multiengine, Flight Instructor and Instrument Flight Instructor Certificates/Ratings. He also served the FAA for many years as an Accident Prevention Counselor prior to that program being discontinued.
Don is married and has two grown children, one an airline pilot and the other a college professor. His favorite retirement activity, other than his grandchildren, is travel, both domestic and foreign.