Old Rochester Regional School District and Massachusetts Superintendency Union #55 is pleased to announce that Mr. Eugene Jones will be the new District Facilities Director beginning in June of 2012. Mr. Jones is presently the Facilities and Maintenance Manager for the Freetown Elementary School, in Freetown, MA.
Prior to being the Facilities and Maintenance Manager in Freetown, Mr. Jones was the Maintenance Director for the Tiverton Public Schools in Tiverton, RI. In addition, Mr. Jones had a decorated 31 years of service in the United States Navy.
Mr. Jones has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and an Associate of Arts degree in general education from Bristol Community College. Mr. Jones presently lives in Acushnet, MA.
As a Facilities Director, Mr. Jones assisted in the recent restructuring of the regionalizing of the school districts in Freetown and Lakeville in the area of building and grounds. He has expertise in many areas of facilities management: budget preparation, group purchasing of supplies and utilities, supervision and evaluation of personnel, federal, state, and local inspection regulations, and HVAC systems to name a few. Furthermore, he has a collaborative leadership style that will be instrumental as he works with the many stakeholders in the four districts.