David Piercy

David Piercy

David received his B.A. and M.S. in Psychology from San Jose State University, later earning his school principal and superintendent licenses at the University of Oregon. He is retired Deputy Superintendent of the Eugene Public Schools, a former special education administrator and school psychologist, and a former member and chair of the Board of Directors of Head Start of Lane County. He has also taught Education Law and Governance at the University of Oregon. In the 1960s, he served in the Peace Corps (Iran) and in the early 1970s, he was Director of Special Education for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Micronesia). David and his wife, Kitty, have three grown children. On being involved with the MAC and the museum, he says “Oregon has so much fascinating history—cultural and natural—that needs to be discovered, documented, protected, and shared. This is the work of the Museum of Natural and Cultural History and I want to be a part of it.”