Donise is retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard where he was employed for thirty-five years in the Structural Engineering Division. He has been a member of CBC for 7 years serving as Deacon, a Sunday School teacher for senior adults, and member of various committees. He is married to Ellen who assists in our children Sunday School program, works in the Christian Outreach Ministry and is involved in various Women’s ministry . They have three daughters, Misty (married to Geoff), Meagan (married to Michael), Morgan (married to Ernie) and they are called Papa and Nana by 8 grandkids. Donise enjoys spending time in the garden, reading church history and traveling. The Ayers live in Carrollton.