Dennis R. Frampton has been a member of the Edinboro University Council of Trustees since 2010 and chair since July 2015. He was vice chair from 2011 to 2015.
A 1989 Edinboro University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Trades Leadership, Mr. Frampton also earned Associate of Science degree in Supervision Technology at the University of Pittsburgh, Titusville. He was president of C&J Industries, a Crawford County plastics manufacturer and product design company specializing in complex, high-precision injection molded components and assemblies, until his retirement in 2016.
A former member of the Edinboro University Foundation, serving four years as its chair, Mr. Frampton received the Edinboro University Alumni Award of Excellence in 2002, a special Council of Trustees Award of Recognition in 2008, and the Edinboro University Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award in 2009. He has been credited with helping to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Edinboro scholarships, and has been instrumental in Edinboro University’s educational and job training activities in Meadville.
In addition to his volunteer efforts on behalf of EU, Mr. Frampton has long been active in Meadville and Crawford County civic organizations and philanthropic and service clubs and is a past chairman of the Precision Manufacturing Institute and past president of the Meadville-Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on a facilities and steering committee at Camp Ho Mita Koda, a summer camp for youth with diabetes in Newbury Township, Ohio.
Mr. Frampton is married, with two children.