ULLIN — The Saints Foundation has selected Dr. Jeffrey A. Dufour as its next executive director. Dr. Dufour will succeed Gene Honn, who retired at the end of August.
Dr. Dufour had a 20-year career as a United States Marine where he served in a variety of positions such as Infantry Leader, University of Colorado NROTC instructor, and also as a Drill Instructor at Parris Island, South Carolina. Dr. Dufour participated in combat operations in Beirut, Lebanon and also in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He then transitioned into education where his educational career has spanned two decades as a special education and physical education teacher, high school athletic director, school administrator for 5 years which included serving this past year as the principal of Joppa/Maple Grove #USD 38. Most recently, he served as an adjunct instructor for Shawnee Community College.
“Dr. Dufour is a positive and energetic leader. His warmth, collegial style, practical approach to problem solving, and passion for leveraging the educational community to help students will earn Dr. Dufour the esteem of the foundation’s staff, board, and donors,” said Saints Foundation Board Chair Sherrie L. Crabb. “The board is excited to work with Dr. Dufour as our new executive director and confident that the Saints Foundation will be well positioned under his guidance to thrive in the years to come.”
“I am excited to be the Saints Foundations new Executive Director and I am looking forward to serving Shawnee Community College and its students,” Dr. Dufour said.
The Saints Foundation’s mission is to help the students of Shawnee Community College. To learn more about the foundation visit https://shawneecc.edu/foundation.
Board Chair – Saints Foundation
Dr. Jeffrey A. Dufour
Executive Director – Saints Foundation