Alan VanDoren

Alan VanDoren

Term: 2 Years


Alan and his family moved to Kilgore in 2008 when he accepted a position at LeTourneau University.  They have become involved in many areas of the community.  He and his wife have owned and operated Downtown D'Lights Café since 2012.  As a former State Trooper, he is a supporter of law enforcement and fire and rescue operations.  Currently Alan works as a flight instructor and check airman for Metro Aviation in Shreveport, LA. 


Alan earned a BS in Aviation Studies through Thomas Edison State College and a Master's Degree in Commercial Aviation through Delta State University. 


Board of Directors for Texas AirCorps
Committee Member for Boy Scout Troop 252 - Kilgore
Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation
Texas Shakespeare Festival
EAA Young Eagle Pilot/Mentor


Alan and his wife, Debbie, have eight grown children and 25 grandchildren.

  1. Alan VanDoren

    Alan VanDoren

    Council Member, Place 2