DK is an active member and Past Master of St Johns Lodge #51 in South Berwick, he is a past District Deputy Grand Master of the 19th Masonic District. DK is a Scottish Rite Mason, Master of Ceremonies of the Princes of Jerusalem, Valley of Portland and Vice President of the Pioneer Club. In York Rite, he is a member of Unity Chapter in South Berwick. He also an active member of Kora Temple, the York County Shrine Club and the Kora Renegades.
DK grew up in Berwick and graduated from Noble High School and The Maine Maritime Academy. In 2013 he retired from civil service having worked 32 years for the Department of the Navy. After starting at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard as an Apprentice Marine Electrician, he held numerous positions including as a Nuclear Test Engineer, Chief Scheduler, Project Engineering Manager and Production Shop Superintendent; ultimately retiring as a Project Superintendent, gaining extensive experience in planning, scheduling and working with large teams and large organizations.
DK and his wife Grace live in Berwick with their two sons, Ray and Joe. Ray is attending Maine Maritime Academy and Joe will be going to the University of Maine at Orono with plans to go on to Law School.