Dan worked for John Deere Dubuque Works for 48 years. During this time he was elected at president of UAW local 94 for 21 years where he managed the health care benefits for members and retirees. In addition to the Crescent Community Health Center (Crescent) board he has served on the Iowa Economic Development board and the Dubuque United Way board.
Dan joined the Crescent board as a concerned citizen. His hobbies include golf, photography and motorcycle riding. His wife passed away after 48 years of marriage and he has a son, daughter and five grandchildren.