Director of Field Services
Erik Doman is a Director at DT where he provides oversight to DT’s work with the U.S. military. Most recently he worked for DT as a senior advisor to USAID's Kandahar Food Zone in Afghanistan, implemented by Blumont. Erik's role is to help identify and address the drivers of poppy cultivation in targeted districts of Kandahar Province, as well as to discover obstacles to licit crop adoption. In his previous assignment, he worked for DT as USAID’s Stability Operations Advisor to Regional Command East in Afghanistan. Erik worked closely with Afghan and American conventional and Special Operations forces to support economic and political stability. He has worked as an implementer for USAID in support of local government in Paktika, Khost and Helmand province. In that role he designed and executed projects and programs in support of governance and development. Erik is a former member of the U.S. Department of State’s career Foreign Service where he served in various countries in Southeast Asia and in Washington, D.C. where he was Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs.
Between 2010 and 2012, Erik was the senior advisor for interagency training at Fort Polk’s Joint Readiness Training Center serving Brigades and Special Forces units preparing to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan. He has also worked as an interagency instructor at U.S. military bases in the United States and abroad. He is a life member of the Combat Infantryman’s Association, the American Foreign Service Association and an Associate Life Member (through his grandfather) of the United States Legion of Valor. Erik takes pride in delivering maximum value to our clients and helping to build a more stable and prosperous global community.
Erik holds an M.A. in International Affairs from The Elliott School, George Washington University and graduated summa cum laude from Temple University with a B.A. in Political Science. He enjoys hiking, canoeing and traveling as well as spending time on home construction projects and forestry.