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Douglas H. Henley II

Director of Facilities

Douglas H. Henley II is currently the Director of Facilities at CREC, a role that makes him responsible for project management, fiscal management, and operational leadership. His portfolio encompasses over two million square feet space at schools, office buildings, and general-purpose facilities.

Prior to assuming this position, Douglas was the Northeast District Manager for Contractor Connection, a division of Crawford & Company. Contractor Connection is the insurance industry’s solution for quickly and efficiently repairing residential and light commercial property losses.

Douglas received his undergraduate degree in sociology from Eastern Connecticut State University with course concentration in urban planning. He has earned a Certificate in Facilities Management from the University of Hartford Construction Institute.

Douglas is a board member of the National School Plant Management Association, a board member of the Connecticut School Buildings and Grounds Association, chairman of the board of the Corporation of Independent Living, and is the past vice president of the Beta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and BSL Education Foundation.

Douglas is a robotics enthusiast. He finds various ways to recycle and repurpose many items turning them into robotic sculptures of all shapes and sizes. Some of his robots have been on display in the greater Hartford region and within CREC schools.

He also enjoys occasional vacation cruises with his wife. He is a long distance cyclist, a music audiophile, and an avid model train enthusiast.

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