Dan was born, raised and is now retired in Whitehorse. In the 1990's Dan was elected as Councillor for City of Whitehorse and served 2 terms. His retirement recently provided him with the opportunity to once again become involved in municipal politics.
Dan started his career in the construction industry, gaining experience on earth moving projects, industrial, commercial and residential construction.
In the late 1980's Dan joined the Yukon Housing Corporation where he served in numerous positions, including Vice President for a number of years. After 15 years with Yukon Housing, he served as Assistant Deputy Minister in the Yukon Department of Community Services, and was responsible for Protective Services, Building Safety, Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Infrastructure Development.
Dan and his wife Susan enjoy spending time with their three children and five grandchildren.