COSHOCTON -- James H. McClure Jr. has resigned as the executive director of the Roscoe Village Foundation, effective Feb. 8, to pursue other endeavors, according to Ann Simpson, president of the Roscoe Village Foundation board of Trustees.

During his tenure at Roscoe Village McClure has worked to continue the focus of the Roscoe Village Foundation mission: the preservation, restoration and interpretation of Roscoe's heritage during the Ohio canal period.

Bill Dutton has been appointed Interim Director of Operations effective March 1.

Dutton is currently a member of the Montgomery Foundation Board and will take a leave of absence to serve as Interim Director for the Roscoe Village Foundation.

Chad Miller will be the village contact until Dutton's start date.

The Roscoe Village Foundation Board of Trustees expressed its appreciation of McClure's dedication and service to Historic Roscoe Village and wishes him well in his new endeavors.