Meet Dennis Craun, Jr. and Maureen Hanson, AEA 267’s newest board members

Dennis Kraun_D23_0002Dennis Craun, Jr., Director District 9, represents East Buchanan, Independence, Jesup, and Waterloo school districts.

Dennis has been employed by Diedrich & Associates Inc. since 1999 and is currently their systems administrator. After serving six years in the United States Marine Corp, he attended both Hawkeye Community College and Hamilton College and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Manufacturing Technology.

Dennis and his wife, Pam, have two teenagers, both of whom attend East High School in Waterloo. As a parent of two children, Dennis told us he has a deep appreciation for the services AEAs provide to impact student learning. He plans to bring his sense of fairness, a respect for diversity, and his belief that a quality education is the right of every student to his new role at AEA 267.

Maureen Hanson_D23_0006Maureen Hanson, Director District 6, represents the school districts of: Brooklyn-Guernsey-Malcom (BGM), Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Grinnell-Newburg, Hudson, Montezuma, North Tama County, South Tama County, and Union.

Maureen is currently employed with the John Deere Product Engineering Center in Cedar Falls and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She and her husband, Leonard have three adult daughters and two grandchildren whom they love spending time with. Maureen enjoys running and has completed seven marathons – most recently, the Green Bay Marathon this past May.

With 22 years of experience on the Hudson Community School District Board of Directors, Maureen has developed a deep appreciation for the vital role AEAs play in educating students. She hopes to use her experience to help strengthen ties between AEA 267 and local school boards, as well as support staff in making a positive difference for students.

Please join us in welcoming Maureen and Dennis to AEA 267’s Board of Directors!

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