Fr. Jeffrey Duaime was born in the United States in 1958. He made his perpetual religious profession in 1985 and was ordained a priest in 1986.
He began his missionary life in Haiti in pastoral ministry. He then moved to the United States where he worked for eleven years in parish ministry and another eleven years in education. He was also in charge of the vocation office and Provincial of the Province of USA East. He was elected Provincial Superior of the Province of USA in 2012.