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Hi I'm Devin

Although I was born in Minnesota, I was raised in California. I work for Santa Barbara County. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married 25 yrs. We have three children who have either graduated from college or attending college. I work for the County of Santa Barbara and spent most of my time in Child Welfare Services. Currently I am working in the Social Services HR division. I also work part-time as a marriage and family therapist. I enjoy spending time with my wife doing projects around the house, going on trips, and just relaxing with her. I enjoy college sports and working on projects around the house. I also enjoy riding my motorcycle and use it to commute to work as much as I can. I also enjoy most anything to do with technology and love to keep up on what new inventions people are coming up with.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have taken the time to study the teachings and pray about what I have learned. As I prayed I gained a witness of the truthfulness of the teachings, a witness I could never deny.

How I live my faith

I am grateful for the opportunity to serve in my church. In the area where I live we have multiple congregations (called wards) that make up one "stake". I currently serve as a stake officer and assist one of the wards in my area. Although I am busy with two jobs I enjoy the opportunity to help out other members of our church. I am also responsible for overseeing our "Mormon Helping Hands" event. Once a year we plan a service activity in our community. Last year we spent half a day working at a local campground, Lopez Lake. About 400 members spent half of thier day painting, cleaning, building new fences, and other projects. Every day I try to treat those with whom I interact with respect and dignity. I believe we are all God's children and deserve to be treated with respect no matter what we believe.