Doug and Nancy Dronfield
Doug and Nancy were both born and raised in the Northern Virginia area. Doug graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and Nancy graduated from McLean High School.
Doug and Nancy both graduated from the University of Virginia, where they met. Doug went on for a master’s degree in groundwater hydrology from the University of Arizona. Nancy was a teacher in Fairfax County for two years until they started their family at which time she became a stay at home mom. Nancy has home schooled all four kids, finishing in the eighth grade. Doug has worked for CH2M Hill consulting engineering company in Chantilly since 1984 and is currently a program manager for large environmental cleanup evaluations at Navy bases.
Doug and Nancy have four kids: Caitlin, Stephen, Scott, and Melanie. Both have extended family in the northern Virginia area.
Doug and Nancy were charter members of Shepherd Gate. Nancy has been working with children in nursery or Sunday school or teen ministry since the beginning. She continues as a Sunday school teacher to the older kids. Doug has led a life group, men’s small group, High School Sunday School teacher, adult and children’s education coordinator, original building committee leader, teen ministry and elder.