Associate Director of Programs
sdundon -at- mansfieldfdn dot org
Samuel Dundon is an associate director of programs at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. In this role, he is responsible for coordinating recruitment, event scheduling, alumni engagement, and the day-to-day affairs of the Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program and assists the Foundation’s deputy executive director with creating and executing a program promotion strategy. Mr. Dundon is also responsible for managing schedules, coordinating travel, and helping to promote two cohorts of the U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Program, a two-year joint program implemented with the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership. In addition to these and other programming responsibilities, Mr. Dundon assists the Foundation’s executive director with Board-related activities and contributes to the Foundation’s program development and fundraising efforts.
Prior to joining the Mansfield Foundation, Mr. Dundon worked in governmental affairs at Aflac International, Tokyo where, among other responsibilities, he was responsible for tracking political developments in Japan. Mr. Dundon received undergraduate degrees in political science and international studies from American University. While studying at American University, he served as an intern at the Mansfield Foundation, where he supported the planning and implementation of the Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program, the U.S.-Japan Financial and Economic Cooperation Exchange, and other programs. Mr. Dundon studied at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto from 2006-2007 and speaks and reads Japanese.