Board Member Profile

D.F.”Duffy” Swan

Board Chairman


Mr. Swan has been in the senior executive position with FRENCH for more than 11 years. Previously, he served 35 years in the telecommunications sector, both domestic and international. He was VP/CEO for US West in NM from 1986-1991.

He has served on and/or chaired several not-for-profit boards including: Golden Apple Foundation of NM; the UNM Alumni Association; the UNM Foundation; United Way of Central NM; Big Brothers, among others. In addition, he has been directly involved in co-founding or helping start two for profit businesses—one domestic and one international. Both continue to thrive and grow with the oldest being 20 years in existence. Mr. Swan has a Bachelor’s degree from UNM.