Dr. John Salzer has spent most of his career in the field of education, with 4 years as a coach at Reed-Custer High School, 5 years as Registrar and Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs at the original Kendall College, 8 years as a Registrar and Instructor for the Will/Grundy/Kendall K-12 Professional Development Alliance, and 4 years as Assistant Registrar and Title IX Deputy Coordinator at Eureka College in Eureka, Illinois. John is currently the Associate Director of Heartland Community College’s northern campus in Pontiac, where he serves as the primary advisor for students in Livingston County.
John earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree and Illinois Teacher Licensure (6-12 Math and Social Sciences) at College of St. Francis, his M.A.T. in Mathematics at the University of Idaho, and his Doctorate in Ethical Leadership at Olivet Nazarene University.
John joined the Dwight community in 2014 as an employee of the DEA and has served as a volunteer ever since, eventually joining the board in 2018. He also sits on the Executive Board for Dwight Harvest Days and runs the annual Harvest Days Short Film Festival.