Dennis R. Durbin received Degrees from the University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University and retired in 2006 after teaching 38 years in Illinois. He taught Band, AutoCAD 2000 and 14 modules of Technology in the Tech Lab. In 2003 Dennis and his partner won the “2002-2003 Illinois High School ‘Technology Program of the Year’” award from the International Technology Education Association. He is married, and he and his wife have a son and a daughter.
An Amateur Radio “Ham”, Dennis is KC9FCH and volunteers as a Storm Chaser and Ground Search and Rescue member for the County. He continues to work in 2018 as a Police Officer.