Aspiranet: Harold Duncan

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For more than 40 years, Aspiranet has been dedicated to creating permanent, lifelong connections for children and families in California. A leader in developing innovative social and educational services for children, youth and families, Aspiranet serves over 25,000 children, youth and families a year.


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HaroldDuncanHarold Duncan, Encore Fellow

Harold Duncan directed numerous capital improvement projects during his 25+ years in facility management for three California municipal governments. As Fleet and Facility Manager for the City of Stockton, he oversaw more than 1,000 vehicles and 100 facilities, and as Building Maintenance Superintendent he supervised all building and maintenance activities and service contracts for the cities of Sacramento and Visalia.

During his Aspiranet Encore Fellowship, Harold worked with members of the Senior Management Team to identify business operations improvements and implement an interoperable model of service delivery in Turlock. 

Click here to read Harold’s Encore Fellowship story.

Harold says, “My Aspiranet Encore Fellowship was a great opportunity to work with wonderful people and continue to learn – and to discover that retirement really is fun and rewarding.”


 Here’s Duncan talking about his fellowship experience: