Howard A. (Art) Dillon Jr.

Art Dillon has extensive experience in leadership, management, and organizational development. Art has worked in both the public and private sectors and has distinguished himself as an experienced educator, motivational speaker, community volunteer, and mentor.

Art’s leadership training and experience include both military service and public education. Art was a commissioned officer, earned his pilot’s wings, and served as a helicopter pilot with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. During 39 years of active and reserve service, Art held a number of key staff and command assignments, and graduated from the U.S. Army War College. Art retired from the military in 2006 as a Brigadier General and Commander of the Wyoming Army National Guard.

Art’s formal education includes a B.Ed. in Secondary Education from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., Canada; an M.Ed. in Administration from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado; an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado; and a Superintendent’s license.

Art’s strengths include curriculum development, character education, leading change, leadership training, strategic planning, and leadership decision-making.