Plummer new DVGRR executive director

By on February 15, 2017
John Plummer

Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue, based in Reinholds, recently named John Plummer as the organization’s executive director. In this role, Plummer will oversee daily operations in addition to coordinating the efforts of the Leadership Team that includes other senior managers in the organization.

Plummer has been employed by DVGRR since 2013 when he was hired as the facility operations and staff support manager. Prior to that, he served on the DVGRR board of directors for seven years, including four as board chair. He began volunteering for the organization in 1994.

“We’re very happy to have John step into this role,” said Heidi Shore, DVGRR board chair. “He has a very long history with the organization and has certainly been an asset to our mission over the years. He’s worn many hats and understands the myriad demands of a rescue. John is dedicated to improving the lives of dogs in our care.”

Plummer expressed his appreciation.

“I continue to be amazed at the dedication of the staff, volunteers, and supporters over the 20-plus years I have been involved with DVGRR,” he said. “It’s a testament to the importance of the work we do, and I look forward to continuing the mission.”

Prior to employment at DVGRR, Plummer operated various franchise businesses and worked as a computer programmer analyst. He graduated from Lebanon Valley College with a bachelor of science degree in computer information systems and minor in business management.

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