Dover, Delaware

term expires July 1, 2026

Henry J. Decker



  • Former Assistant Vice President, Delaware Technical and Community College, retired in 2005


  • Bachelor Degree, Public Administration – University of South Dakota
  • Masters of Public Administration - University of South Dakota. 
  • Graduate Study Fellowship, Systems Analysis – Stanford University 

Professional Experience

  • Chief of Staff, Delaware Governor’s Office: 1984-1985
  • Secretary of Public Safety, State of Delaware: 1981-1984
  • State Budget Director, State of Delaware: 1979-1981
  • Secretary of Transportation, State of South Dakota: 1977-1979
  • Commissioner of Finance, Bureau of Finance and Management, State of South Dakota: 1971-1976
  • Financial Analyst, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C: 1969-1971