David J. Plouffe, Select One

Course Facilitator Naval Leadership and Ethics Center
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Plouffe is a training specialist at the Naval Leadership and Ethics Center (NLEC) facilitating courses and instructional material. Prior to joining NLEC, Plouffe taught at the Coast Guard Leadership Development Center at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of active service as a submarine sonarman.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ethics
  • Leadership

Professional Highlights


Training Specialist

Course Designer and Facilitator for the Intermediate Leadership Course (ILC), Division Officer Leadership Course (DIVOLC). Developed and facilitates the enlisted leader development courses: Foundation Leader Development, Intermediate Leader Development and Advanced Leader Development.


M.A., University of Oklahoma, Leadership

Graduate Certificate, American Public University, Homeland Security

Graduate Certificate, Northcentral University, Education

B.A., Thomas Edison State, History

B.S., Excelsior, Business Administration

C.V. or Resume

Related Credentials

Meyer Briggs Step I and II

OKI Emotional Intelligence

Speed Reading People

The Leadership Challenge

News, Media, & Events


Lectures of Opportunity: "U.S. Air Force Foreign Material Program"

May. 17, 2019
12:00 p.m.
McCarty Little Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

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