Dan is superintendent of schools in Eureka County, Nevada. Eureka has the highest 10-year graduation rate in the nation, the highest test scores in Nevada, the highest aggregate school climate scores in the state, and the highest college/military placement in the Nevada. Dan also serves on the Nevada Emergency Management Team, the Governor’s Educator Ethics Commission and the State Grants Commission.
In 2008 Dan was named Nevada’s Most Visionary Educator, in 2016 he was named Nevada’s FFA Star Administrator for his involvement in and support of student activities, and in 2019 he is receiving the national Gatekeeper Award for his advancement of student and staff safety.
He served as an assistant principal and athletic director for six years, a principal for five, a district director for two, and is in his third year as superintendent of schools.