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Literature educator , Military officer

Gwendolyn Louise Davis, American military officer, literature educator. Certified teacher, Texas, Alabama; certified secondary teaching American Montessori Society. Named Command Junior Officer of Year, Headquarters United States Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1979.


Davis, Gwendolyn Louise was born on December 8, 1951 in Toledo. Daughter of Robert Louis and Marietta Beatrice (Sautter) Davis.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Southern Methodist University, 1972. Master of Education, University North Texas, 1978. Master of Arts, University Denver, 1987.


Substitute teacher, Toledo and Dallas, 1972-1973. Film director Channel 39 Christian Broadcasting Network, Dallas, 1973-1975. Engineer, air operating Channel 40 Trinity Broadcasting Network, Tustin, California, 1978.

Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1978, advanced through grades to major, 1989, retired, 1995. Manager western area Headquarters United States Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corporation, Norton Air Force Base, California, 1979-1981. Chief training systems support Headquarters Air Force Manpower Personnel Pentagon, Washington, 1981-1984.

Personnel policies officer J1, Organization of Joint Chiefs of Staff Pentagon, 1984-1985. Assistant professor English, director forensics United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1987-1992. Adjunct faculty member department English Auburn University, Montgomery, Alabama, 1994-1995.

Adjunct faculty member department arts and science Troy State University, 1994-1996. Director Bullock County High School Learning Center, Union Springs, 1995-1996. Technical and academy teacher Center for Advanced Technology Booker T. Washington Magnet High School, Montgomery, 1996.

Teacher speech and English Mountain Brook High School, Birmingham, 1997-1998. Teacher humanities Joseph Bruno Montessori Academy, 1998-2000. Upperschool director Sacred Heart Church School, 2000—2001, educational consultant, from 2001.

Founder, director Shiloh Village Montessori High School, 2002—2004. Teacher Spring Valley School, 2004—2007. Writer, journalist, from 2007.

Associate editor Airpower Journal, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, 1992-1994, military doctrine analyst, 1994-1995. Chairman military affairs Junior Officer's Council, Norton Air Force Base, 1981. Invited speaker in field.

Chairman program development committee for national organization Cross Examination Debate Association, 1990-1991.


  • Certified teacher, Texas, Alabama. Certified secondary teaching American Montessori Society.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Teacher, member choir, soloist various churches, 1973. Chair publicity committee Birthright, Inc., Woodbridge, Virginia, 1983. Member National Parliamentary Debate Association (co-founder, editor Parliamentary Debate journal 1992-1995), American Montessori Society, Phi Upsilon Omicron.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, antiques, sight-seeing.


Married Barry Dennis Fayne, January 6, 1979 (divorced February 2001). Children: Ashleigh Elizabeth, Zachary Alexandur-John.

Robert Louis Davis

Marietta Beatrice (Sautter) Davis

Barry Dennis Fayne

Ashleigh Elizabeth Davis

Zachary Alexandur-John Davis