Dan is an engineer, school director, and organizer running for Allegheny County Council in District 5. He's fighting to improve Allegheny County’s air quality, bring good union jobs to the area, and reform the Allegheny County Jail. Dan is an active member of the South Hills community. He volunteered as a youth mentor at the South Hills Interfaith Movement, regularly helps at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, serves as a judge for PA Junior Academy of Science competitions, and filled in as an emergency substitute teacher during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. As an engineer working on safety systems for nuclear reactors, Dan is no stranger to utilizing research and data to solve complex problems. He plans on leveraging that experience to help build a stronger, safer, and more prosperous Allegheny County.