(WEST FRANKFORT, IL) — The Regional Superintendent of Schools for Franklin, Johnson, Massac and Williamson counties will be stepping down to become Superintendent of the Franklin Community Unit School District #168. Matt Donkin was hired by the school district during a special school board meeting last night. Donkin will begin his new duties July 1. He will submit his resignation as regional superintendent to the chairmen of the county boards effective at the end of the day on June 30. They will then form a committee to name a replacement. Donkin will replace Dr. Greg Goins, who has been superintendent for 9 years. His contract expires at the end of next month.