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Don William DeColaines, III

Don William DeColaines, III, American rehabilitation consultant. Certified rehabilitation counselor, insurance rehabilitation specialist.

Background

  • III, Don William DeColaines, was born on February 4, 1947 in Montpelier, Vermont, United States. Son of Don William DeColaines Junior and Jeannette Gordon (Odle) Whitworth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, East Texas State University, 1971. Master of Science, East Texas State University, 1975. Postgraduate, University Texas Health Science Center, 1981.

      Postgraduate, University South Carolina, 1991.

    Career

    • Psychological assistant, psychologist Texas Rehabilitation Commission, Dallas, 1972-1978, rehabilitation counselor Dallas, Fort Worth, 1978-1984. Rehabilitation coordinator Department Rehabilitation Services, Warm Springs, Georgia, 1985-1987. Rehabilitation coordinator, president, chief executive officer Don DeColaines & Associates, Inc., McCormick, South Carolina, since 1987.

      Board visitors Self Memorial Hospital, Greenwood, South Carolina, since 1991, Piedmont Technology College, Greenwood, since 1990. Vice chairman rehabilitation advisory board ad hoc Georgia State Board Workers Compensation, Atlanta, 1986-1990. Vocational expert United States Office Hearing and Appeals.

    Major achievements

    • Certified rehabilitation counselor, insurance rehabilitation specialist.

    Works

    • Contributing editor: (manual) Attendent Care Manual, 1982.

    Membership

    Member Planning and Zoning Commission, McCormick, since 1990. Coach Little League Baseball and Soccer, McCormick, since 1988. Coordinator Annual Gold Rush Bicycle Race, McCormick, 1990-1991.

    Member National Head Injury Foundation, National Spinal Cord Injury Association, National Rehabilitation Counselors Association (treasurer since 1973), National Association Rehabilitation Counselors in Private Sector, McCormick Chamber of Commerce (founding member), National and McCormick Exchange Club (president 1991), Plum Branch Saddle Club (president 1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, horseback riding, sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Sandra Marion Trammell, November 12, 1983. 1 child, Jonathan Dewey.
    • father: Don William DeColaines Whitworth Junior
    • mother: Jeannette Gordon (Odle) Whitworth
    • spouse: Sandra Marion Trammell
    • child: Jonathan Dewey III
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    Born February 4, 1947
    (age 70)
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